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AGs Ramping Up Enforcement of Wage Theft Law

An increasing number of attorneys general are ramping up their enforcement of wage theft. On July 15, Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison became the latest when he announced the formation of a special unit, created with bipartisan support, and other attorneys general are soon to follow.

Stephen Montemayor, “Minnesota lawmakers, officials hail new wage-theft law as nation's strongest,” Star Tribune, July 15, 2019.

Forum News Service, “Minnesota to open wage theft investigation unit,” Echo Press and Forum Communications Company, July 16, 2019.

Christopher Magan, “Under Minnesota’s new wage theft law, bosses who don’t pay workers could face prison,” St. Paul Pioneer Press, July 21st, 2019.