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First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

Labor Activist to Discuss Wage Theft

In what has been described as “the crime wave no one talks about,” billions of dollars’ worth of wages are stolen from millions of workers in the United States every year.There are many different ways in which employers abuse power at the expense of their ... [Published Suny Cortland - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 12 2014 - Updated Apr 12 2014 - 1 reports

FDL Book Salon Welcomes David Cay Johnston, Divided: The Perils Of Our Growing Inequality

Welcome David Cay Johnston ( Investigative Reporters & Editors ) ( Twitter ) and Host Stephen Pimpare ( Columbia University, School of Social Work ) ( Twitter ) Divided: The Perils Of Our Growing Inequality The fiftieth anniversary of Lyndon ... [Published Firedoglake - Apr 12 2014]
First reported Apr 04 2014 - Updated Apr 04 2014 - 1 reports

Claims of 'wage theft' spark movement to increase federal enforcement, require detailed paystubs

Labor & EmploymentAmidst a spate of recent lawsuits seeking to hold fast-food restaurants accountable for alleged illegal employment practices that cut into employees' paychecks, advocates for workers are portraying these claimed abuses as part of a bigger ... [Published ABA Journal - Apr 04 2014]
First reported Apr 04 2014 - Updated Apr 04 2014 - 1 reports

'Wage theft' is rallying cry for some area fast-food workers

A new issue is growing out of labors drive for a higher minimum wage for fast-food employees: wage theft, an umbrella term for failing to pay workers what theyre legally owed.The issue came to the forefront Thursday in front of three McDonalds and Burger ... [Published KansasCity.com - Apr 04 2014]
First reported Apr 01 2014 - Updated Apr 01 2014 - 1 reports

U-M conference focuses on women and economic security

EVENT ANNOUNCEMENTDATES: May 14-16, 2014EVENT: National experts will join University of Michigan researchers at a three-day conference focusing on potential practice and policy changes that would enable impoverished women to seek economic security and ... [Published University of Michigan - Apr 01 2014]
First reported Mar 12 2014 - Updated Mar 12 2014 - 1 reports

14 Faith Leaders to Watch in 2014

SOURCE: Flickr/Fast4Families Vice President Joe Biden chats with Eliseo Medina, Secretary-Treasurer of the Service Employees International Union, at the Fast for Families protest of immigration reform. Last year was an exciting time for faith-based ... [Published Center for American Progress - Mar 12 2014]

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Labor Activist to Discuss Wage Theft [Published Suny Cortland - Apr 15 2014]
FDL Book Salon Welcomes David Cay Johnston, Div... [Published Firedoglake - Apr 12 2014]
Claims of 'wage theft' spark movement to increa... [Published ABA Journal - Apr 04 2014]
'Wage theft' is rallying cry for some area fast... [Published KansasCity.com - Apr 04 2014]
U-M conference focuses on women and economic se... [Published University of Michigan - Apr 01 2014]
14 Faith Leaders to Watch in 2014 [Published Center for American Progress - Mar 12 2014]
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