What Exactly Is Wage Theft?

What Exactly Is Wage Theft?


 

Click below to see CFI's 2014 report on wage theft in Colorado:

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 Watch this video from CFI:


Watch this informative video on wage theft from the Hana Hana Justice Project in Hawaii

 

 

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Our report, Wage Theft and It's Consequences looks into the health effects of wage theft on workers, families and communities:

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A new report from the EPI shows the economic impact of wage theft:

Employers steal billions from workers’ paychecks each year
Survey data show millions of workers are paid less than the minimum wage, at significant cost to taxpayers and state economies


 

An article on Galvin's findings that stronger penalties can, in fact, serve as an effective deterrent against wage theft, but the structure of the policy matters a great deal, as does its enforcement:

Deterring Wage Theft: Alt-Labor, State Politics, and the Policy Determinants of Minimum Wage Compliance By: Daniel J. Galvin