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One worker's tale of blatant wage theft

Construction worker at jobsiteThe fact that millions of Americans are out of work makes daily headlines, but a far less publicized problem is robbing working Americans of their full paychecks: the growing issue of wage theft. 

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CA making strides with new wage theft laws

image of dictionary definition of 'legistlation'With the Congress tied up in partisan knots, some states have taken up the responsibility of protecting workers’ rights in the workplace. California recently passed two pieces of legislation that workers' rights advocates are hoping will serve as a model for other states.

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Wage theft: Laws protecting workers

Staying on top of current wage theft laws can be tough, since they can vary depending on your state, city, or county. Learn what’s on the books in your area.

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