Wage Theft

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The simplest way for a capitalist to make more money is to not pay employees what he has promised and what he is legally obliged to pay. That's wage theft, and it is epidemic. Donald Trump exemplifies this problem, and is notorious for non-payment.

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How The Justice System Is Rigged Against These Cheerleaders Suing The Raiders For Wage Theft [More...]
A private attempt to create a kangaroo court that can ignore labor law. Supreme Court Justice Elena Kagan says (of another case): “The monopolist gets to use its monopoly power to insist on a contract effectively depriving its victims of all legal recourse."
One of the biggest crime waves in America isn't what you think it is [More...]
Wage theft by employers, estimated at up to $50 billion, is vastly more than the total losses from robberies of all types, roughly $341 million. But because it is a white-collar crime, penalties are mere slaps on the wrist.
Stealing from the Poor and Giving to the Rich in the Workplace [More...]
Many companies treat wage theft as part of their business model.
The Biggest Robbers In America Are Employers [More...]
"The amount of money employers had to pay because they were found guilty of wage theft is nearly three times greater than all the money stolen in robberies, according to a new report from the Economic Policy Institute (EPI)."
The Sneaky Ways Employers Are Stealing Our Wages [More...]
"In America, corporations are systematically stealing our wages. Virtually everyone in the bottom 95% of the income distribution now suffers from wage theft, including you!"
Thrown Out of Court: How corporations became people you can't sue. [More...]
Two recent U.S. Supreme Court rulings [...] culminate a thirty-year trend during which the judiciary, including initially some prominent liberal jurists, has moved to eliminate courts as a means for ordinary Americans to uphold their rights against companies.

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