The Wage Theft Epidemic

Source: Spencer Woodman, In These Times, February 20, 2013

Thanks to a wave of government cuts, there’s no one to stop your boss from withholding your pay….Former investigators paint a stark picture of weakened enforcement divisions, lacking both necessary staff and funding, that regularly close claims of wage theft that appear legitimate. … For at least several savvy employers in Virginia, Myers says, there was effectively no minimum wage….