Welcome to the Online Wage Theft Resource Center
This is the central place to find information if you are looking into your options after having been cheated out of wages, or if you are simply looking to learn the basics regarding the issue of wage theft.
Each year, workers in the United States have billions of dollars stolen from them as a result of their employers depriving their employees of legally mandated wages. Wage theft covers a variety of infractions that occur when workers do not receive their legally or contractually promised wages. Common forms of wage thef are non-payment of overtime, not giving workers their last paycheck afer a worker leaves a job, not paying for all the hours worked, not paying minimum wage, and even not paying a worker at all. Wage theft occurs in every income-tax bracket, in every industry, and in every state.