Labor Report says Employers Steal More Than Bank Robbers

The Economic Policy Center (“EPI”) reports this week that more employers fail to provide full wages to employees.  When comparing 2008 U.S. Department of Labor statistics report of back wages to U.S. Census Bureau Data on bank robbery statistics, EPI reports wage theft amounts to triple the amounts stolen in bank robberies. The report is more anecdotal than statistically significant, however the broader report draws attention to the seriousness of wage theft. Read the entire report here.