VIA-"The Underpaid and Under-Protected" - Chester Goolrick and Paul Lieberman - Atlanta Constitution

VIA-"The Underpaid and Under-Protected" - Chester Goolrick and Paul Lieberman - Atlanta Constitution

"Wage Enforcers Overwhelmed by Complaints"

by: Paul Lieberman, Chester Goolrick | publication date: December 6, 1979 | Publication: Atlanta Constitution | pages: A1

"He concludes that of the total number of violations of the minimum wage law, 'whether we get half of them or one-third of them is difficult to say, We just don't know.' The figures are not realistic, the government men say, because many employees either don't know they are being illegally underpaid or are afraid that complaining will cost them their jobs."

The final entry in the "Underpaid and Under-protected" series dives into what happens with workers' complaints.

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