How Trump Made Wage Theft Routine

June 6, 2017

“Enrique is a farmworker in California,” writes Eric Cortellessa in The American Propsect. “He has a wife and two sons living in Mexico who depend on the money he sends them. For parts of the year he goes north to Washington to pick apples and cherries. Sometimes, he says, he isn’t paid for all the work […]

Appeal Promised as McDonald’s Ducks Wage-Theft Suit

March 16, 2017

Cashiers Guadalupe Salazar, Genoveva Lopez and Judith Zarate sued McDonald’s and franchise owner Bobby Haynes in March 2014, claiming they were denied meal and rest breaks and that McDonald’s miscalculated their wages through a flawed […]

Whole Foods Accused of Cheating Workers Out of Bonuses

December 26, 2016

The lawsuit, filed Tuesday in the US District Court for the District of Columbia, claims the organic and gourmet food purveyor “engaged in a nationwide scheme to strip hard-working employees of earned bonuses in order to maximize their […]