Sandals responds to possible Employment Scam
Sandals Resorts in Saint Lucia has responded to possible third party agents claiming to represent the Human Resource interests of the company.
On Wednesday reports surfaced that individuals and/ or an organization was allegedly engaged in such a practice.
In a statement, Sandals Resorts reminded the general public that “only the respective Human Resource departments of each Sandals property in the island handled 'all Human Resource matters', including the hiring of personnel”.
The matter was initially raised on a Radio Caribbean International (RCI) broadcast where an alleged victim voiced concerns about the issue.
“There is a man calling random people for interviews at Sandals Grande, but it's a scam. He is asking for $120 for uniforms and asks you to come for 8:00am . . . This happened to me and two of my friends this morning. We would have been either robbed, raped, or killed or maybe all three,” the individual said via message to the radio station.
She warned all Saint Lucians to be aware of the potential scam and to report the matter wherever possible.
Sandals Resorts said, "No organization or individual is authorized to act on behalf of Sandals Resorts International unless otherwise announced.”
It continued, "The public is advised to ignore and report any third party agency that maliciously professes to represent the company's interest in this regard."
The resort company also made it clear that uniforms are issued to all Sandals Resorts employees free of charge.