Wage Theft

What is wage theft?

Under Minnesota law, wage theft occurs when an employer engages in certain actions that deprive an employee of his or her hard-earned wages. For example, wage theft occurs when an employer, with intent to defraud an employee: fails to pay his or her wages, salary,...

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New Wage Theft and Employer Record Keeping Requirements Begin July 1

During its 2019 Special Session, the Minnesota Legislature passed a new law that imposes significant new wage theft, recordkeeping and payroll requirements on employers. These new obligations will go into effect on July 1 (the criminal sanction parts go into...

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