Tag Archives: wage theft


Wage Theft, Air Pollution.

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 30. PROGRAM # 7620 12:00 PM PT Wage Theft, Air Pollution. Warning that companies that pollute the air are the same ones that cheat the workers, labor and environmental groups are joining forces to push for laws, currently pending in Sacramento, that help workers recover earnings lost to wage theft and reduce oil […]

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Rafel Quinteros says California Cartage Company owes him a lot of money. Photo: Rubén Tapia.

A “Dirty Dozen”: Companies That Routinely Steal Wages

In California, hundreds of thousands of workers receive less than minimum wage, or don’t get paid for overtime, or don’t get breaks they are due by law. In order to expose some of those responsible to public shame, a wide labor coalition just published a list of a dozen companies that consistently commit this kind of […]

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Las trabajadoras de Scientific Concepts limpian el interior de los aviones entre vuelos. Foto: Doug, via Flickr. Creative Commons. https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/2.0/

California Airplane Janitors Accuse Employer of Withholding Overtime Pay

The irregular form of shrinking or expanding the hours of breaks and lunches, as well as start and end time, according to the company’s needs, made González’s workdays start around 9 a.m. and end after 7 p.m.

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Senate President Pro Tempore Kevin De León with the young people. Photo: Fernando Andrés Torres.

Young People Push for Anti-Wage-Theft Law in California

The bill would give the California Labor Comissioner the tools to demand that companies pay a bond if they have been ordered to pay backwages and still have not.

Posted in Economy, Homepage Feature, Youth, Politics, Latest News |
Antonio Jiménez. Photo: Rubén Tapia.

Supermarket Chain El Súper Fined for Wage Theft

California’s Labor Commission found that the company did not pay overtime or give lunch or rest breaks to 20 workers at ten stores in Los Angeles.

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