Wage Theft Toolkit 2.0

Danny Postel |

We've completely revamped our Toolkit on Wage Theft and made it available for downloading here. Here's the Table of Contents:

National Day of Action Against Wage Theft - November 18

What You Can Do
Sample/Template Press Advisory

Wage Theft - A National Disgrace

Legislative Solutions

National Legislation to Protect Workers From Wage Theft
Talking Points on Wage Theft Legislation: Answering the Opposition
Organizing a Congressional Wage Theft Delegation:
A Step-by-Step Guide to Legislative Visits

Wage Theft Questions & Answers

Faces of Wage Theft

State and Local Campaigns to Stop Wage Theft

  • Case Study: The First County-Wide Ordinance Against Wage Theft in the Country
  • Case Study: Fayetteville, Arkansas Passes Wage Theft Proclamation
  • A Compendium of State and Local Legislation Against Wage Theft

Getting the Message Out about Wage Theft

  • Talking to Religious Groups about Wage Theft
  • Talking to Students about Wage Theft
  • Talking Points for Unions about Wage Theft
  • Working with the Media: Pitching Your Wage Theft Story

Educational and Religious Resources

Broken Laws, Unprotected Workers
Responsive Reading: Loosening the Bonds of Injustice
Educational Bulletin Insert: Stop Wage Theft
Congregational Study Guide for Wage Theft in America
‘Go Ahead, Try and Make Me Pay You': Wage Theft and S.B. 1070
The Imperative of Ending Wage Theft: An Interfaith Perspective


So download away -- and share the link!

For more information about how you can participate in the November 18 National Day of Action Against Wage Theft, contact IWJ Public Policy Director Ted Smukler (tsmukler@iwj.org).