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Scott 🤡🌏
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« on: September 05, 2019, 04:31:54 pm »

A straightforward solution to a very real problem.  This has my support.

I wonder if there is a way to take this a step further and prevent employers from retaliating against employees who complain about lost wages?
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Scott 🤡🌏
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« Reply #1 on: September 09, 2019, 09:42:34 am »

Amendment:
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AN ACT
to ensure honest wages for honest work

Section 1 (Title)
i. The title of this Act shall be, the "Victims of Wage Theft Legal Expense Act." It may be cited as the "Expense Act."

Section 2 (Responsibility for paying expenses in wage theft cases)
i. In cases of alleged wage theft, where a court of this Commonwealth, or a jurisdiction thereof, should find an employer (hereafter "the defendant") withheld earned wages from an employee (hereafter "the plaintiff"), the defendant shall be responsible for all legal fees incurred by the plaintiff in the course of the case.

ii. It shall be unlawful for any employer who has been subject to complaints of withheld wages to retaliate against the plaintiff by means of job termination or wage deduction.
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Scott 🤡🌏
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« Reply #2 on: September 15, 2019, 12:52:05 am »

Aye.
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Scott 🤡🌏
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« Reply #3 on: September 15, 2019, 09:52:56 pm »

Quote
AN ACT
to ensure honest wages for honest work

Quote
Section 1 (Title)
i. The title of this Act shall be, the "Victims of Wage Theft Legal Expense Act." It may be cited as the "Expense Act."

Section 2 (Responsibility for paying expenses in wage theft cases)
i. In cases of alleged wage theft, where a court of this Commonwealth, or a jurisdiction thereof, should find an employer (hereafter "the defendant") withheld earned wages from an employee (hereafter "the plaintiff"), the defendant shall be responsible for all legal fees incurred by the plaintiff in the course of the case.

ii. It shall be unlawful for any employer who has been subject to complaints of withheld wages to retaliate against the plaintiff by means of job termination or wage deduction.



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