Trump Administration’s new U.S. Dept. of Labor Removes Penalties for Wage Theft under the Fair Labor Standards Act.

News from the U.S. Department of Labor removes (employer) penalties for wage theft under the Fair Labor Standards Act. As published in The Hill: “employers who’ve short-changed their workers need to shell out only what they should have paid in the first place, months or years after those payments were due. No interest charged. No monetary compensation for the harm caused by the underpayments. Worker as zero-interest lender.”

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