Thursday, June 27, 2013

Despite Legal Victories, Most Low-Wage Workers Don't Get Unpaid Wages Back

A new study released today on rampant wage theft in California shows that even with legal judgments in their favor, the vast majority of wronged workers don't receive a dime of pay they are owed. Only about 17% of workers that weren't paid what they were owed, and got state authorities to hold their employers accountable, actually get their money. Pacifica's Dan Fritz reports from Los Angeles.