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YOU ASK. WE INVESTIGATE. Election canvassers say they still haven't been paid

Posted at 8:32 PM, Oct 18, 2016
Some people hired to canvass for candidates this election season are saying they have not been paid. 
 
They reached out to 13 Action News to see if we could get some answers.
 
With a need for some extra cash and a desire to get involved in the election, Angela Hoffmann took a new job. She said she saw a man outside a grocery store recruiting people to canvass for Hillary Clinton. 
 
She is a Hillary supporter and thought, for $75 a day, it was the perfect job. But she said the money never came.
 
"Right now I'm frustrated," said Hoffmann. "I'm a single mom, I'm on a fixed income, I was trying to make a few dollars extra and nothing."
 
She was just one of six people who got together to speak with 13 Action News because they said they have not been paid for work they did earlier this month. Some of them are elderly and on a fixed income.
 
"If you not going to pay, I'm not going to play, simple as that," said 63-year-old Sandra Henderson. "Don't make me out for no fool when I was working before you were born."
 
Terra Strategies is the company that hired them to do the work, so we went to their office at Rancho Drive and Gowan Road. They refused to talk with us and asked us to leave. We offered to speak with the manager, Valerie, off camera or speak with someone else at the company, but she refused to help us.
 
Terra Strategies is working for the League of Conservation Voters to find canvassers. 
 
The League of Conservation Voters sent us the following statement:
 
"We’re committed to paying employees for the work they do. We will work with our vendor to make sure any potential discrepancies will be investigated and rectified immediately."
 
If you have not been paid in accordance with Nevada law for work you've done, you can also file a complaint with the Office of the Labor Commissioner.