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A Practical Guide to Combatting Wage Theft: Lessons from the Field

The reality is that many employers commit wage theft with impunity. Increasing the consequences of wage theft for employers, improving the remedies available to workers, and strengthening wage theft...

11/15/2017 | Combating Wage Theft

Justice for Sale: How Corporations Use Forced Arbitration to Exploit Working families

Over the last several decades, corporations have designed a method to exploit working families by forcing them to sign away their legal rights—unwittingly and without alternative—as a condition of...

05/18/2017 | Combating Wage Theft

Combatting Wage Theft with the Maryland Paystub Transparency Act of 2016

Wage theft, or the illegal nonpayment of earned wages and benefits, affects millions of workers across the country and amounts to an estimated $50 billion in lost wages annually. The Center for...

02/5/2016 | Combating Wage Theft, Improving Job Quality, Restoring Community Wealth

By A Thousand Cuts: The Complex Face of Wage Theft in New York

An estimated 2.1 million New Yorkers are victims of wage theft annually, cheated out of a cumulative $3.2 billion in wages and benefits they are owed.1 In recent years—at least as far back as the...

11/17/2015 | Combating Wage Theft, Improving Job Quality

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