Nearly 90% of fast-food workers allege wage theft

 

“The vast majority of fast-food workers in the U.S. say they’ve been the victims of wage theft, according to a survey released Tuesday.

“Out of 1,088 respondents nationwide, 89% said they have been forced to do off-the-books work, been denied breaks, been refused overtime pay or been placed in similarly unsavory circumstances.”

Read more about what is being done to address wage theft in Los Angeles here

Fast food workers and activists protest inside a McDonald's restaurant in Oakland. (Justin Sullivan / Getty Images / March 18, 2014)

Fast food workers and activists protest inside a McDonald’s restaurant in Oakland. (Justin Sullivan / Getty Images / March 18, 2014)

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