Close Marshalls, TJ Maxx Continue Paying Puerto Rico Workers, Though Stores Still Closed KTHV , WTLV 9:51 AM. EST November 07, 2017 CONNECT TWEET LINKEDIN GOOGLE+ PINTEREST TJX Companies is getting a lot of praise for supporting its employees in Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria devastated the island.The TJ Maxx, Marshalls and HomeGoods owner confirmed to Boston’s WBZ-TV it is still paying workers at stores that remain closed because of hurricane damage.“We believe it is the right thing for us to do under these circumstances,” a TJX spokeswoman said.According to The Boston Globe, there are 29 TJX-owned stores in Puerto Rico. The company is not saying how many stores remain closed as 70 percent of the island is still without power.A viral Facebook post from the father of a Marshalls employee in Puerto Rico has more than 40,000 shares.He says he’s thankful that the company is still supporting his son with a paycheck, as well as food and water. Tengo que mencionar esto pues quizás muchos no sepan. Las tiendas Marshalls en Puerto Rico han continuado pagándoles a...Posted by Iván Meléndez on Saturday, October 21, 2017 © 2017 KTHV-TV CONNECT TWEET LINKEDIN GOOGLE+ PINTEREST JOIN THE CONVERSATION To find out more about Facebook commenting please read the Conversation Guidelines and FAQs Leave a Comment TRENDING VIDEOS Confederate Flag, Marker Stirs Controversy Man and Woman Found Dead Identified Reconnecting With Family in Puerto Rico Possible Higher Rates If santee Cooper Sold Shooting survivors want more than prayers for Las Vegas Woman receives surprise delivery of oxycodone After Vegas Shooting, WhereDo We Go Now Former FBI leader offers insight into Las Vegas shooting Police: Woman Shot, Killed Her Husband Lee Brice: "Country Music Will Rise Above" More Stories SC Lawmaker Rick Quinn Jr. Pleads Guilty to Misconduct Dec 13, 2017, 3:25 p.m. Richland County Council Votes for 'Richland Renaissance" Dec 13, 2017, 11:13 p.m. Man Who Set Puppy on Fire Gets Five Years in Prison Dec 13, 2017, 3:46 p.m.