Wage theft

Wage thieves will soon face criminal prosecution in Multnomah County

District Attorney Mike Schmidt is teaming up with Val Hoyle’s labor bureau to go after employers who steal from workers.

Multnomah County approves wage theft pilot

Starting July 1, union reps can volunteer to help enforce prevailing wage and wage and hour laws on County construction projects.

Nonunion concrete contractor gets prison sentence in wage fraud case

Caught violating prevailing wage, he lied to investigators about repaying the money — and offered money to employees to lie and say he'd paid them.

At the Oregon Legislature: Labor’s agenda in the final stretch

So much to do. And just three weeks to go.

Oregon’s ‘incredible’ crackdown on wage theft

Oregon legislators passed a law that will make wage thieves tremble.