Wage Protection Laws

Wage Protection Laws

Laws at the state or federal level protecting an employee's right to be paid. Examples of wage protection laws include minimum wage statutes, laws protecting vacation pay and laws that put employee wages ahead of other creditors if the company goes bankrupt. Wage protection laws are often controversial.
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By bringing these lawsuits, these employees are showing great courage in attempting to get their employer to obey our civil rights laws and our wage protection laws," said Alan Exelrod, another attorney for the plaintiffs.