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California’s Garment Worker Protection Act Serves as a Victory Against Rampant Wage Theft and Signals a Call for Accountability in All Supply Chains

California’s Garment Worker Protection Act Serves as a Victory Against Rampant Wage Theft and Signals a Call for Accountability in All Supply Chains

On September 27th, California became the first state to require hourly pay—as opposed to piece-rate pay—for garment workers, thus ensuring garment workers actually earn the minimum wage. After signing the Garment Worker Protection Act (SB 62) into law, Governor...

Israel Now Defines Mandatory Wage Deductions as Constitutional Violations – Should we Expect an Israeli Janus?

Israel Now Defines Mandatory Wage Deductions as Constitutional Violations – Should we Expect an Israeli Janus?

In late April, and for the first time in its history, the Supreme Court of Israel decided that a law is unconstitutional because it violated employees’ property rights to their wages. The law in question required that those who employed asylum seekers deduct 20%...