TJX Continues Paying Employees In Puerto Rico, Despite Being Unable to Work Following Natural Disaster

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There's no denying TJ Maxx, Marshalls, and Home Goods hold a very special place in our hearts.

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Whether we are looking for accent pillows for our bed or a mug that read "boss lady," there is always something for us home-decor enthusiasts. Well, now there is another reason to love your favorite stores. TJX, the parent company of TJ Maxx, Marshalls, and Homegoods, is paying their employees in Puerto Rico despite being unable to work because of damages from Hurricane Maria. 

“Based on the devastating situation in Puerto Rico, we can confirm that we have continued to pay our TJ Maxx, Marshalls and HomeGoods Associates on the island,” a spokesperson for TJX told PEOPLE in a statement. “We believe it is the right thing for us to do under these circumstances.”

According to the Boston Globe, there are a total of 29 stores on the Carribean island. Although it's unclear as to how many of those stores were affected by the natural disaster, people have already started praising the company's decision to continue paying their employees in Puerto Rico. One of them is, Iván Melendez, who recently thanked Marshalls on Facebook for still paying his son.

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