A Resource Kit Shows How Wage Theft Recovery Moves Forward in State

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An I-News analysis of federal wage law enforcement data found that $31 million had been illegally withheld from Colorado employees since 2005, while the figure nationally for that period was $1.4 billion. The state Department of Labor and Employment receives about 5,000 complaints and recovers about $1 million annually. A resource guide shows how it works. Continue Reading →

Web Extra: Extended Wage Theft Conversation on Colorado State of Mind

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I-News finds that since 2005, $31 million has been recovered by the US Dept of Labor, money illegally withheld from Colo employees. But as much as $750 million may still be owed. Rocky Mountain PBS I-News journalists Anna Boiko-Weyrauch and Cynthia Hessin talk to Nina DiSalvo, executive director of Towards Justice -- a worker's rights group, and director of litigation Alex Hood. Continue Reading →