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Wage Theft in the News: St. Pete Becomes First Florida City to Enact Wage Theft Ordinance, Empower Abused Workers

In Florida, the St. Petersburg City Council passed an ordinance, sponsored by council member Darden Rice, that will allow workers to file a wage theft claim with the city without having to hire an attorney or entering the legal system. 

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Wage Theft in the News: Papa John’s Ordered to Pay Almost $800,000 in Wage Theft Case

by Jessica Mason Pieklo, Senior Legal Analyst, RH Reality Check February 9, 2015 – 10:01 am A Papa John’s pizza franchise in New York must pay its workers nearly $800,000 in unpaid wages over allegations the business underpaid employees and

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Wage Theft in the News: Now You LLC Me, Now You Don’t: Shady Web of AZ, UT Wage Theft and Misclassification Uncovered

After a five-year investigation of the illegal business practices of 16 defendants in Utah and Arizona, more than 1,000 construction workers will receive over $600,000 in back pay.  In their announcement, the U.S. Department of Labor said that consent judgements

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This week’s Radio spot

Listen to exciting campaign updates & our Mayday plans this Thursday on Waif FM, 3-5pm: http://tunein.com/radio/Boiling-Point-p679094/ …      Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/cincyworkers   Support great local community radio: http://www.waif883.org/

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Wage Theft in the News: Lessons from the Chicago Movers’ Strike

http://labornotes.org/2015/03/lessons-chicago-movers-six-month-strike Lessons from Chicago Movers’ Six-Month Strike  April 08, 2015 / Mark Brenner After nearly two years of organizing and a grueling six-month strike, in February workers at Golan’s Moving and Storage in Skokie, Illinois, ratified their first contract. The

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Wage Theft in the News: Investigation secures wages & benefits for more than 1,000 construction workers

http://www.dol.gov/opa/media/press/whd/WHD20150518.htm #JustPayCincy   WHD News Release: [04/02/2015] Contact Name: Leo Kay or Juan Rodriguez Phone Number: (415) 625-2630 or (972) 850-4709 Email: Kay.Leo.F@dol.gov or Rodriguez.Juan@dol.gov Release Number: 15-0518-NAT Investigation in Utah and Arizona secures wages and benefits for more than

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Wage Theft in the News: St. Petersburg (FL) City Council Unanimously Passes Wage Theft Ordinance

“St. Petersburg’s ordinance also includes a community enforcement element which allows local non-profit social service, religious or community organizations that often serve lower-wage earners to feed complaints to the city and to make people aware of wage laws and how

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Join us to celebrate Mayday- International Workers Day 2015!

Join us to celebrate Mayday- International Workers Day 2015! Mayday is celebrated as the day to mark the victory of the 8 hour work day, after a long struggle in the labor movement. Labor has since made great strides and

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Undocumented immigrants contribution to tax revenue

Undocumented immigrants currently contribute significantly to state and local taxes, collectively paying an estimated $10.6 billion in 2010 with contributions coming from Ohio from undocumented immigrants currently at $700,000,00 and $95,000,000 post-reform.http://www.itep.org/immigration/ Courtesy of Communities United for Citizenship, which meets

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You’re Invited to the CIWC’s 2nd annual Mayday Brunch!

Details are here: Fundraiser Brunch. Please send this on to all of your constituents!! May 1st, 11am, Mt. Auburn Presbyterian Church 103 William Howard Taft Rd. Call us at CIWC to get your table reservations! We will see you all there! Love &

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