Nationwide, employers take an estimated $50 billion dollars out of their employees' wages every year.
That $50 BILLION. With a “B”.
In my experience, however, there are a number of jobs in which this “wage theft” occurs with more frequency.
Here is the top five countdown of the jobs which are most likely to make you a victim of wage theft.
Let's face it.
Chances are your job probably isn't all that fun. You work long hours. You deal with horrible bosses/customers/co-workers. You don't get paid what you're worth. But do you know what sucks even more than working in an unfulfilling and pointless job?
Working at a job that actually TAKES money out of your pocket.
Unfortunately, that is the reality that approximately 68% of all workers in New York City experience on a weekly basis. It's called "wage theft" and $50 BILLION of it happens nationally every year to workers like you. Even worse, many workers don't even realize that it is happening.
Here are the five most common ways someone becomes a victim of wage theft.