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.
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