Tag Archives: wage theft

WLP Analysis: U.S. Supreme Court Guts Workers’ Rights

In Epic Systems Corp v. Lewis, a 5-4 decision issued on May 21, 2018 (PDF), the United States Supreme Court held that employer-imposed mandatory arbitration clauses that prevent employees from filing class actions in court are enforceable. This decision, written … Continue reading

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2015: The Good, the Bad, and the Very, Very Ugly

There’s no need to sugarcoat 2015: The attack on reproductive rights is still going strong. A well-funded anti-choice movement is attempting to block not only women’s access to legal abortion, but contraception and preventative care also. Clinic violence and targeted … Continue reading

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Philadelphia Establishes Office to Investigate Wage Theft

Wage theft–the illegal refusal to pay, or the underpayment, of wages due—often happens in hidden, incremental ways that add up to big numbers. It can take many forms, including asking employees to work off the clock, paying workers less than … Continue reading

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Report: Wage Theft is Rampant in Pennsylvania

By the end of this week, 400,000 Pennsylvanians will have been illegally deprived of between $19 million and $32 million due to wage theft. That’s a lot of money that could have been spent on rent and groceries, and not … Continue reading

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