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Telemundo Nuevo México interviews Jake Barnes about a workplace justice lab@RU study, which finds that New Mexico workers lost $300 million to minimum wage theft in 2021-22.

Wednesday, February 7, 2024
Telemundo Nuevo México
Image of workplace justice lab@RU report cover
Image of workplace justice lab@RU report cover

A new study by the Workplace Justice Lab@Rutgers University highlights the need to expand state enforcement capacity and focus on high-violation industries.

Monday, February 5, 2024

Axios Twin Cities reports Minneapolis might create a new board to oversee worker safety, training, and even pay, quoting Janice Fine of the workplace justice lab@RU.

Thursday, February 1, 2024
Axios Twin Cities

The Progressive Magazine publishes an article by Michael Felsen about a new U.S. Department of Labor regulation that clarifies who counts as an “employee.”

Friday, January 26, 2024
The Progressive Magazine

InvestigativeWest reports Oregon employers paid just 11% of wage theft penalties in full between 2015 and 2020. Jenn Round of the workplace justice lab@RU is quoted.

Wednesday, December 20, 2023

InvestigateWest interviews Jenn Round of the workplace justice lab@RU. The Oregonian and Oregon Public Broadcasting republish the story.

Monday, December 4, 2023

The Star Tribune reports on a study by the workplace justice lab@RU, revealing that 32,000 workers in the Twin Cities are paid below the minimum wage every year. Janice Fine is quoted.

Monday, November 27, 2023
The Star Tribune