It’s a really exciting piece of
the leader in the fight to end wage theft."
Make The Road New York Legal
Director Amy Carroll, on a bill introduced in the
combat wage theft. Wage theft by employers is a growing problem nationally and Carroll says its a big problem in
Coalition to Prevent Wage Theft & Protect Responsible Businesses will
conduct a vigorous campaign against wage theft.
[Carroll2] : A number of
studies have come out recently showing just how drastic the problem is in
working 70 hours a week with no overtime, they’re making under the minimum
wage. This is going to be a statewide campaign to bring attention to instances
of wage theft, and really point out why tools that are contained in the Wage
Theft Prevention Act are so critical in the fight to get wages back into the
workers hands who actually earn them and back into our communities."