Broken Laws, Unprotected Workers

Employers striving to comply with federal and state wage laws may soon have one more thing to worry about — local “wage theft” laws.  In Florida, the Board of Commissioners for Miami-Dade County recently approved an ordinance that prohibits private sector employers from failing to pay employees all wages owed and gives the county authority to intervene and seek remedies on behalf of employees.  San Francisco already has a wage theft ordinance, and Los Angeles and New Orleans are considering similar measures.Continue Reading “Wage Theft” Laws: Coming Soon to a County Near You