U.S. House panel weighs labor law amendment to protect workers from wage theft

By: - May 17, 2022 4:00 am

Construction workers on a job site in Miami. A bill the U.S. House is considering would require employers to provide pay stubs to workers, establish new minimum and maximum civil penalties for employers who engage in wage theft, and provide grants to organizations and institutions to enhance the enforcement of wage and hour laws. (Photo by Joe Raedle / Getty Images)

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Ariana Figueroa
Ariana Figueroa

Ariana covers the nation's capital for States Newsroom. Her areas of coverage include politics and policy, lobbying, elections and campaign finance.