Chicago Tonight: Latino Voices

Office of Labor Standards Director on Workers’ Rights

Clip: 01/15/2022 | 7m 24s | Video has closed captioning.

Wage theft can take many forms, from failure to pay for overtime to withholding tips. The city of Chicago estimates over $400 million are stolen from workers each year here. And Latinos and immigrants are especially at risk of wage theft. A Northwestern University study showed that immigrant and Latino workers were twice as likely to earn less than the minimum wage compared with white Americans.

Aired: 01/15/22

Rating: NR

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