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When Do You Start Working for Free?
Business  (tags: wages, income, greed, economic injustice, wage theft )

Freya
- 171 days ago - jotform.com
Are you a salaried worker who's classified as exempt from overtime? Answer a few questions and find out the day when you've already put in full-time hours this year.
This Labor-Trafficking Case Exposes the Twin Cities' Seedy Subcontracting Underbelly
Business  (tags: greed, workers, wages, wage theft, crime, economic injustice )

Freya
- 195 days ago - thenation.com
Workers allege that their employer engaged in labor trafficking, theft of public funds, and insurance fraud.
How Do We Close the Wage Gap? By Finally Imposing the Rule of Law on Corporations
Business  (tags: greed, wages, income, companies, wage theft, New York )

Freya
- 209 days ago - thenation.com
If Zephyr Teachout becomes New York's attorney general, she will use the full power of the office to fight pay discrimination.
Stop Donald Trump's Tip Theft Attempt
Business  (tags: restaurants, wages, wage theft, greed, petitions, income, workers )

Freya
- 410 days ago - actionnetwork.org
In December 2017, Alexander Acosta announced a new proposed regulation to allow restaurant owners to pocket tips of millions of workers. This would result in an estimated $5.8 billion in lost wages each year - wages that they rightfully earned.
Stop Trump's Tip Theft Attempt
Business  (tags: wages, income, greed, wage theft, tips, tipping, petitions )

Freya
- 413 days ago - actionnetwork.org
In December 2017, Trump's Labor Secretary Acosta announced a new proposed regulation to allow restaurant owners to pocket the tips of millions of tipped workers. This would result in an estimated $5.8 billion in lost wages for workers each year.
Behind the Duck: Former AFLAC Employees Allege Fraud and Abuse in Nearly Every Aspect of the Company
Business  (tags: insurance, false advertising, fraud, greed, false promises, wage theft )

Freya
- 458 days ago - theintercept.com
AFLAC has exploited workers, manipulated its accounting, and deceived shareholders and customers, according to nine former employees.
Add Your Name to Tell Department of Labor: We Won't Let You Take Workers' Tips
Business  (tags: restaurants, eateries, wagers, workers, income, tips, wage theft, petitions )

Freya
- 487 days ago - actionnetwork.org
The Trump Department of Labor, backed by the National Restaurant Association, is moving quickly to push a new rule that will make tips the property of employers rather than workers. We can't let them get away with this #TipTheft.
Tell Congress: Support the Port Drivers' Bill of Rights
Business  (tags: workers, income, wages, pay, wage theft, greed, exploitation, economic injustice, transportation, petitions )

Freya
- 538 days ago - act.democrataction.com
For too long, port drivers who deliver the world to our shores have been subject to abuses and wage theft, while corporations profit off their hard work. These working class heroes have marched, sued their companies for breaking the law and gone on strike
Bosses Steal a Staggering Amount From Their Employees
Business  (tags: wage theft, employee, employer, bosses steal, labor laws )

Sheryl
- 724 days ago - attn.com
When an employee is caught stealing from a boss, the consequences are often swift, and with at-will employment, not subject to appeal. When a boss steals from an employee, however, it is a bit more complicated.
Trump's Wealth Built on Stiffing Scores of Contractors, Businesses and Employees for Years, Report Finds
Business  (tags: Donald Trump, wages, income, workers, cheating, wage theft )

Freya
- 1042 days ago - alternet.org
A major investigation by USA Today has revealed one of the sordid secrets to the profit making in Trump's business empire: don't pay your bills in full, whether from small businesses, contractors or even the lawyers you've hired to stonewall them.
It's Time to Talk About Poultry Worker Welfare
Business  (tags: poultry, meat, employment, income, workers, wages, jobs, injustice, injuries, wage theft )

Freya
- 1072 days ago - takepart.com
After years of focusing on the birds, we need to pay attention to people tasked with slaughtering them.
17 of the Worst Corporate Crimes of 2015
Business  (tags: pollution, corporations, greed, safety, bribery, lobbying, wage theft )

Freya
- 1211 days ago - alternet.org
The ongoing corporate crime wave showed no signs of abating in 2015. BP paid a record $20 billion to settle the remaining civil charges relating to the Deepwater Horizon disaster, and VW is facing perhaps even greater liability in connection with its...
Right-Wing Urban Outfitters Now Asking Employees to Work for Free
Business  (tags: apparel, stores, retail, workers, employment, wages, wage theft )

Freya
- 1289 days ago - alternet.org
Over the last few years, Urban Outfitters has become known for three things outside of carrying overpriced clothes that fall apart the first time you wash them. Now the company is asking employees to work for free.
Port Truck Drivers Strike for Second Day - LA Times
Business  (tags: strike, Port of Los Angeles, Truck drivers, wage theft )

Kathryn
- 1452 days ago - latimes.com
Truck drivers who haul goods from the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach struck for the second day Tuesday in a protest against four companies they accuse of wage theft. Goods for Walmart and Target are on the docks. See first comment for petition link
Workers Say While They Were Serving The Rich Their Employer Was Robbing Them Blind
Business  (tags: wage theft, lawsuits, workers, wages, income, economic injustice )

Freya
- 1489 days ago - thinkprogress.org
The people who make fancy snacks for first-class passengers flying through Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) are getting robbed by their bosses, according to a new class-action lawsuit in California.
 

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