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Wage Theft Laws

New Allies and a Comic Book to Help Fight Wage Theft

John Atlas | Posted 06.28.2014 | Books
John Atlas

Millions of workers, over 40 percent of low-wage workers in the United States--are routinely cheated, victims of wage theft.

Jillian Berman

Lawsuit: McDonald's Franchise Didn't Pay Employees For Hours They Worked | Jillian Berman | Posted 05.10.2013 | Business

After toiling away at an upstate New York McDonald's for months, Jeffrey Schuyler says he was "hurt" once he discovered his employer was altering time...

Fixing Our Wage Theft Laws to Protect Workers, Responsible Businesses, and State Budgets

Kevin Abels | Posted 11.25.2012 | Small Business
Kevin Abels

There are two solutions to the wage theft crisis -- community education and systems change. Part of the reason why wage theft pervades is that few know about it or what to do if it occurs to them.

Florida Flunks Wage Theft Test -- South Florida Leads the Class

Jeanette Smith | Posted 08.13.2012 | Miami
Jeanette Smith

On the heels of a report stating that Florida is the 15th worst state in the nation for workers trying to recover stolen wages, the county attorney has been instructed to draft a wage theft ordinance.

New Wage Theft Laws Protect Workers

David Callahan | Posted 05.29.2011 | Politics
David Callahan

Cheating workers out of fairly-earned wages is about as low as things get. In most places in America, employers still face few penalties for wage theft allowing the epidemic to continue.