Port Truckers Win $30 Million In Wage Theft Settlements

By Margot Roosevelt, LA Times. -

One of the world’s largest trucking companies, XPO Logistics, agreed Tuesday to pay $30 million to settle class-action lawsuits filed by hundreds of drivers who said they earned less than minimum [...]

Ripping Off Workers Without Consequences

By Alexia Fernández Campbell and Joe Yerardi, Public Integrity. -

Already battered by long shifts and high infection rates, essential workers struggling through the pandemic face another hazard of hard times: employers who steal their wages. When a recession [...]

Amazon Will Pay $61.7 Million To Delivery Drivers After Withholding Tips

By Johana Bhuiyan, Los Angeles Times. -

Amazon will pay more than $61.7 million to Flex drivers from whom it withheld the full amount of customer tips to settle a Federal Trade Commission investigation. The settlement comes nearly [...]

Exposing Wage Theft Without Fear Is Possible And Necessary

By Noreen Ahmed, NELP. -

For more than five weeks now, coal miners in Harlan County, Kentucky have been camped out on railroad tracks, blocking a train loaded with coal, to demand that their bankrupt employer pay them [...]

Strength In Numbers: Workers Banded Together To Sue A Local Trucking Company For Wage Theft

By Wilson Criscione, Inlander.com -

In order to get to the warehouse in Spokane Valley on time, she'd wake up around 5 or 6 am in her home in Kellogg, Idaho, where she lived with her mom and brother. She'd work all day, barely [...]

Trump Repeals Regulation Protecting Workers From Wage Theft

By Dave Jamieson, www.huffingtonpost.com -

By Dave Jamieson for The Huffington Post - WASHINGTON ― Companies that commit wage theft and put their workers in harm’s way just received a favor from the Trump administration. President Donald [...]

$7,8 Million Wage Theft Settlement For Chinese Workers

By Staff, www.aapress.com -

By Staff of Asian American Press - LOS ANGELES (March 18, 2016) — A diverse crowd of workers, advocates and journalists gathered at the UCLA Labor Center to celebrate a class action victory for [...]

17 Of The Worst Corporate Crimes In 2015

By Phil Mattera for Dirt Diggers Digest. 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 [...]

Tomorrow, Thousands Of Workers Fight Wage Theft

By Carl Gibson, www.readersupportednews.org -

But my experience is just one example of the situation for millions of restaurant workers in America today. All of America’s burglars, convenience store robbers, carjackers, muggers, and bank [...]

How Corporations Get Away With Rampant Wage Theft

By Myron Levin, Stuart Silverstein and Lilly Fowler, www.salon.com -

For workers stuck on the bottom rung, living on poverty wages is hard enough. But many also are victims of wage theft, a catch-all term for payroll abuses that cheat workers of income they are [...]

Wage Theft Is A Bigger Problem Than Other Theft

By Ross Eisenbrey, www.epi.org -

Wage theft is a far bigger problem than bank robberies, convenience store robberies, street and highway robberies, and gas station robberies combined. Employers steal billions of dollars from [...]

PHOTOS: Nationwide Protests Against McDonald’s Wage Theft

By Staff, TheRealNews.com -

Fast food strikers in Detroit rally on Tuesday in support of a Michigan-based class action suit filed this week alleging systematic wage theft by McDonalds. The protest is part of a nationwide [...]