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Ryback claims that WWE HR is non-existent

Former WWE Superstar Ryback recently discussed the ongoing WWE taping schedule during the worldwide COVID-19 pandemic. The ‘Big Guy’ would refer to the recent comments from an anonymous WWE employee named ‘John’ who claimed “I am unable to speak out as I need this job, and I know I will be fired if I approach my higher-ups. Despite sanitary precautions, we cannot maintain social distancing and have to touch other people. I request the government to shut down these tapings and enforce so my colleagues and I may follow social distancing rules without fear or repercussions of losing our jobs.”

WWE have already refuted these comments, saying “these accusations aren’t true. Employees know they can confidentially go to Human Resources, not the public. Notwithstanding the appropriate protocol, no one would be fired if they were uncomfortable with their surroundings. We’ve made accommodations for individuals upon request.”

However, Ryback believes that the ’employee’s’ comments are concerning. “If it’s a WWE employee? That would eliminate any wrestler, that would be the case. Because they’re not employees” Ryback would begin. “So it could have been someone in the office? I believe it’s 100% accurate, somebody probably did call in [to complain]. I never once heard that we could go to HR if we had a problem, nor would you!”

Ryback elaborated further, making scathing comments about WWE’s human relations department and the detrimental effect it can have on your career with the company. “HR for WWE is non existent. Never even heard of it, and if you did go to them? What do you think’s gonna happen, realistically? They know, but nobody under contract is going to go do that. If you go to HR? It is career suicide. That’s the reality of the situation. WWE is going to say, ‘no, the talent have a choice.’ The majority of them are going to publicly…they can’t say anything other than what they [WWE] say. They [the talent] would either be quiet, or speak proactively on the situation.”

If you use any portion of the quotes from this article please credit Conversation with the Big Guy Ryback with a h/t to WrestlingNews.co for the transcription






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