Wage Theft Costs American Workers $50 Billion Each Year

It's time for Illinois to take a stand.

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Wage Theft Costs American Workers $50 Billion Each Year

It's time for Illinois to take a stand.

Act Now

Wage Theft Costs American Workers $50 Billion Each Year

It's time for Illinois to take a stand.

Act Now

What will the Illinois Fighting Wage Theft Act do?

  • Increase the penalties on companies that refuse to pay wage theft judgments.
  • Prohibit companies committing serious wage theft from receiving State of Illinois contracts for at least five years.
  • Level the playing field for responsible businesses.
  • Inject more money into the economy and generate more tax revenue—without increasing tax rates.

How Can You Help?

Make things better for workers, honest employers and Illinois taxpayers. Take a few seconds to fill out the form below. We'll send a message on your behalf to your Illinois Legislators and Governor Rauner, asking them to protect hourly workers by supporting the Illinois Fighting Wage Theft Act.

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We'll send the letter and your personal message to your Senator, Representative, and Governor Rauner, asking them on your behalf to protect hourly workers by supporting the Illinois Fighting Wage Theft Act.

Who will receive your email?

  • Governor Bruce Rauner
  • Your Local State Senator
  • Your Local State Representative

Check Our Progress

You can follow along as the Illinois Fighting Wage Theft Bill goes through the process of becoming a law.

Click here to view the Illinois General Assembly page for the Illinois Fighting Wage Theft Bill (SB1720).


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