Criminal Penalties For Minimum Wage Violations
By: Richard S. Rosenberg, Katherine A. Hren, Eric W. Mueller
From: Ballard Rosenberg Golper & Savitt, LLP
January 5. 2018
By now, employers are well-versed in the multitude of state and local minimum wage and sick leave ordinances enacted in recent years. However, one of the biggest unknowns was what enforcement and punishment would look like. Well, as 2017 has come to a close, we finally have some answers and the news is not positive for violators.