Comite de Defensa del Trabajador – Worker Defense Committee

Wage Theft in the News – Cobertura de los medios de comunicación sobre el robo de salario
September 9, 2009, 2:30 am
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The press has started to pick up on wage theft.

The New York Times says:

Low-Wage Workers Are Often Cheated (eng)

NPR covers the great work of the New Orleans Workers’ Congress:

A Day’s Work Doesn’t Mean a Day’s Pay (eng)

The Southern Povertly Law Center highlights violations of Latin@ worker rights in the South US:

Under Seige: Life for Low-Income Latin@s in the South (eng)

The National Employment Law Project (NELP) has put out some interesting studies on the matter:

Broken Laws, Unprotected Workers: Violation of Employment and Labor Laws in America’s Cities (eng)

Confronting the Gloves-off Economy: America’s Broken Labor Standards and How to Fix Them (eng)

and Chris Benoit and his committee in El Paso are letting us know that wage theft crosses borders:

Empleadas domésticas preparan demandas (esp)