‘Wage theft’ law passes Broward commission

October 23, 2012|By Brittany Wallman, Sun Sentinel A controversial law that would empower workers to easily go after their employers for pay was approved Tuesday after two hours of debate by the Broward County Commission. The law was denounced by the business community, who over the course of months called it hostile, insulting and unnecessary. They won a consolation — the law's terminology was changed from "wage theft'' to "non-payment of earned wages.'' http://articles.sun-sentinel.com/2012-10-23/news/fl-wage-theft-final-vote-20121023_1_wage-theft-law-broward-commission-commissioner-ilene-lieberman … [Read more...]