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BY ALEJANDRO LAZO AND JEANNE KUANG IN SUMMARY As California investigates businesses for wage theft, worker centers act as behind-the-scenes allies, helping(…)
Wage theft is when an employer withholds benefits, such as breaks or compensation, that an employee has already worked for.
A stunning 24% of workers in the temp industry say they have had their wages stolen from them by their employers,(…)
DHS will examine existing policies and recommend new ones to support the enforcement of labor standards.
The FAIR Act would end corporations’ imposition of forced arbitration and class/collective action waivers in employment and civil rights cases.
The rise of forced arbitration is fueling the wage theft crisis.
Judicial review of wage theft settlements is crucial to ensuring fairness, compliance, and transparency.
DOL’s proposal would allow employers to assign tipped workers more non-tip-generating work while still only paying them $2.13 an hour.
To truly tackle the problem of wage theft in our current system, which almost always places on workers the burden(…)