Thousands Of Fast Food Workers Still Dealing With Wage Theft In California

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A woman wearing sunglasses and a red shirt that says "Fight for $15" stands in a shopping center parking lot.
Maria Yolanda Torres, outside a shopping mall in San José on April 26, 2022, said her employer at a Subway franchise did not compensate her and other workers for paid sick time they earned, in what she called a violation of state labor laws. Torres, a volunteer with the Fight for $15 campaign, was one of the 410 fast-food workers who responded to a new survey on wage theft. (Farida Jhabvala Romero/KQED)

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