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 five years.
  • Level the playing field for our many responsible, ethical businesses.
  • Inject more money into the economy and generate more tax revenue—without increasing tax rates.

BREAKING: SB1720 IS HEADED TO GOVERNOR RAUNER'S DESK.
ASK HIM TO SIGN IT BELOW.

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 Governor Rauner, asking him to sign the Illinois Fighting Wage Theft Act.

Who will receive your email?

  • Governor Bruce Rauner

Check Our Progress

SB1720 has been passed by the General Assembly with bipartisan support and is headed to Governor Rauner's desk for his hoped-for signature.

Click here to view the Illinois General Assembly page for the bill (SB1720).


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