"Heartbreaking," "gutless" and "dishonest" were among the ways workers, union leaders and high-ranking elected officials described a Roseville trucking firm’s decision to withhold pay from 90 members of Teamsters Local 120 after abruptly closing the week of Thanksgiving.
Retail janitors employed by Capital Building Services Group to clean Macy’s and Herberger’s stores around the Twin Cities have received their settlement payments from a wage theft lawsuit totaling $425,000.
The University of Minnesota Labor Education Service and Workday Minnesota are teaming up with a group of worker organizations to host "Confronting Wage Theft" on Thursday, June 2, from 7 to 8:30 p.m. in Hanson Hall at the university. Habra interpretacion al espanol.
The North Central States Regional Council of Carpenters has launched a website, www.respectthecraft.org, aimed at creating public awareness around the issue of payroll fraud, one of the problems identified in the Workday Minnesota series on wage theft.