Examples of Wage Theft

Being paid less than minimum wage per hour

Not being allowed to take meal breaksrest breaks, and/or preventative cool-down breaks

Not receiving agreed upon wages (this includes overtime on commissionspiece rate, and regular wages)

Owners or managers taking tips

Not accruing or not allowed to use paid sick leave

Failing to be reimbursed for business expenses

Not being paid promised vacations or bonuses

Having unauthorized deductions from paycheck

Not being paid split shift premiums

Bounced paychecks

Not receiving final wages in a timely manner

Not receiving Reporting Time Pay

Unauthorized deductions from your pay

Failure to provide timely access to personnel files and payroll records

Resources for filing a wage claim

February 2019