Written by attorney Charles E. Joseph

A Restaurant Worker's Guide To Wage Theft

Wage theft costs restaurant workers millions of dollars each year. Withholding wages, skimming tips, and illegal deductions mean less money in your paycheck. Here's what restaurant workers need to know about wage theft.

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Wage theft is a major problem for restaurant workers. Fortunately, federal, state, and local laws protect restaurant workers who've lost wages because of unfair tipping practices or other types of wage theft. If you've experienced wage theft working at a restaurant, reach out to an employment lawyer in your state to learn more about your protections.

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