Wage Theft Rally

The Minneapolis Building and Construction Trades Council held a rally and barbecue outside of city hall in support of the proposed Minneapolis wage theft ordinance.

Hidden in Plain Sight

How low wages, brutal working conditions, and laws hostile to organizing, make Atlanta and surrounding areas ripe for labor trafficking. Relative to Minneapolis, working conditions in Atlanta appear generally worse. Minnesota at least has state departments mandated with enforcing wage and workplace safety laws; Georgia does not.