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