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Businesses that short their workers no longer protected by “trade secrets”...

Finding out which businesses cheat workers out of their fairly-earned wages - whether making them work off the clock, not paying overtime or not...

Lawsuit accuses Denver builders of wage theft, sexual harassment and racism

SkyHouse Denver is a gleaming maze of glass and steel, 26 stories that stare down on Broadway across the street from the Brown Palace...

Big win for immigrant workers in Aurora wage theft case

Getting paid can be complicated for salaried immigrant workers – frequent victims of wage theft. Take the story of Walter Mancia. After years of working...

Wage theft: How to get paid what you’re owed

Marcelino Lagunez, 51, works as a day laborer in Denver so he can send money back to his family in Mexico. Without legal status...

Bills passing fast; guvs drop by to honor ‘Johnny Van’

There were fistfights on the floor. One lawmaker brought a gun. Another crawled into the gallery so he wouldn't lose control of his bill… There was none of that when Johnny Van took over."

Vital undocumented workers victims of wage theft, shifting laws

Jacinta Gonzalez, an organizer with the Congress of Day Laborers in New Orleans, tells a story about the abuse of workers rebuilding the city after the devastation of Hurricane Katrina. She once met a man who went to his employer’s house to demand payment for his labor on a construction site after the employer stiffed him of his dues. The man’s boss came at him, swinging a hammer. The worker immediately called the police.