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Massachusetts Attorney General Releases Report on Protecting Workers

Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey has released an annual Labor Day report to describe her office’s efforts to combat wage theft and other forms of worker exploitation. The report, “Protecting Massachusetts Workers,” was released Monday. The office’s fair labor division …

California Car Wash Mogul Nailed for Cheating Hundreds of Workers Out Of Wages

The owner of some 100 local car washes and gas stations in Southern California has been charged with failing to pay minimum wage and overtime to some 700 workers. The Orange County Register reported prosecutors say Vahid David Delrahim and …

Truckers at Major California Port Strike Over Wages

Truck drivers who haul goods from the busiest port complex in the United States walked off the job Monday in a dispute over their wages and employee status, months after another West Coast labor conflict cost major delays in billions …

Florida Debates Wage Theft Legislation

Businesses and workers-rights advocates are fighting over a bill that would set uniform state standards for employees who say they haven’t been paid their full wages to seek compensation. The bill would require workers to file a claim through the …

Colorado May Criminalize Withholding Wages

Withholding wages from an employee could become criminal in Colorado under a bill being debated at the state Legislature. A House committee will consider a “wage theft” bill Tuesday. The bill would make it illegal to withhold wages owed to …