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Florida restaurants ordered to pay wages owed to almost 150 workers

By | 04.10.12 | 8:56 am

Two Florida restaurant companies will have to pay back wages to almost 150 workers, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division announced Monday.

New report documents the scourge of wage theft in Florida

By | 01.26.12 | 9:56 am

A study released Thursday shows that wage theft — employers stiffing workers out of money they are owed — remains a widespread problem that affects millions of Floridians, while this week the GOP-sponsored bill that would ban local anti-wage theft ordinances moved forward in a state Senate committee.

Miami-Dade approves budget, maintains funding to fight wage theft

By | 09.23.11 | 10:00 am

Early Friday morning, Miami-Dade County Commissioners voted to approve county Mayor Carlos Gimenez’s proposed budget of $6.1 billion, which includes funding to enforce the county’s wage theft ordinance.

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