KCRW Investigates wage theft and abuse in LA's restaurant industry

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The minimum wage is going up to $15 an hour in LA, but who’s going to make sure the laws are enforced? UCLA researchers estimate that employers steal $26 million every week from the city’s low-wage workers. In a new investigation, KCRW finds that most of those workers will never get that money back. This week we air a five-part series that investigates the treatment of low-wage workers at Los Angeles restaurants, from stolen paychecks to injuries on the job to retaliation, abuse and human trafficking.

LINK: Burned: Abuse in LA's Restaurant Industry