Bay Area Japanese Seafood Restaurant Owners Charged With Tax Evasion, Wage TheftThree Bay Area restaurant owners have been arraigned of multiple counts of sales tax evasion and labor law violations, including failing to pay employees thousands of dollars in wages, California Attorney General Rob Bonta announced Friday.
Prosecutors: San Jose Flooring Company Owner Charged With Wage Theft; Workers Owed Nearly $1M In OvertimeThe owner of a San Jose-based flooring company has been charged in connection with a wage theft case where he allegedly did not pay nearly $1 million in overtime to his employees, prosecutors said.
Gilroy Business Owner Couple Charged With Human Trafficking, Wage TheftA Gilroy couple has been charged with labor human trafficking and several other counts involving multiple victims, including one harbored in the back of a store to sleep on a mattress in unhealthy conditions, authorities said Monday.
Daly City Senior Care Facility Committed Wage Theft, Owes 48 Workers $639K, State FindsA Daly City senior care facility owes 48 of its workers more than $639,000 because the state found it committed wage theft, the California Labor Commissioner’s Office announced Wednesday.
San Jose Lawmakers Take On Wage Theft, Forced Labor, TraffickingA group of San Jose city lawmakers gathered Monday to announce stepped up efforts to battle wage theft, forced labor and human trafficking.
Bay Area Restaurant Workers To Get $4 Million In Wage Theft SettlementA total of 380 workers for a Bay Area Burmese restaurant chain are due to receive about $4 million by the end of this year in a settlement of a state agency’s wage theft investigation.
Owners Of 3 Bay Area Restaurants To Pay $1M In Lost Pay To StaffProsecutors say owners of mango-themed Chinese-Malaysian restaurants in the Bay Area must pay their workers more than $1 million in wage-theft restitution.
7 Bay Area Restaurants Ordered To Pay $10M For Wage ViolationsThe state Labor Commissioner’s Office has issued citations in excess of $10 million to seven Bay Area restaurants for alleged wage theft violations.
Businesses That Fail To Pay Wage Theft Citations Could Soon Lose LicenseTo force businesses to pay employees, some cities are considering pulling business licenses.
Employers Steal Billions From Some Of Nation's Most Vulnerable WorkersEmployers of some of the country's lowest-paid workers are stealing billions from their paychecks -- and federal and state law enforcement agencies have only been able to recover a fraction of those lost wages.
Oakland Raiders Settle Lawsuit With Former Cheerleaders For $1.25 MillionAbout 90 cheerleaders will receive checks after the class-action wage theft lawsuit was filed against the team back in January.
Growing Problem Of Wage Theft Affecting Thousands In Silicon ValleyIn 2012-2013, the almost 2,000 workers in Santa Clara County who filed claims were awarded $8.4 million in owed wages, but only a third of that total has been collected.
Immigrant Workers At SF Restaurant Awarded $316K In Wage Theft CaseA group of immigrants who worked at a Vietnamese restaurant in San Francisco’s Richmond District have been awarded more than $300,000 in a major wage theft case.
San Francisco Cracks Down On Underpaying EmployersSan Francisco Mayor Ed Lee signed an ordinance with hopes of ensuring workers are getting overtime and minimum wage pay from their employers.
San Francisco Car Wash Sued For Wage TheftThe suit is seeking $3 million from the owners and operators of the Tower Car Wash for unfair business practices.