Friday, April 8, 2016

Stop Dunkin' Donuts from stealing from employees

Dear MoveOn member,

I'm Barbara Fisher, a Dunkin' Donuts employee and member of the organization Fight for $15, and I started a petition to Congress, which says:

Companies like Dunkin' Donuts and McDonald's steal money from employee paychecks every single day. Congress needs to crack down on this illegal practice right now. Pass the Wage Theft Prevention and Wage Recovery Act TODAY!

I work at Dunkin' Donuts—and our bosses steal from us.

Not at gunpoint. They skip overtime payments—or simply erase hours from our checks.1

If I took $20 from the till, they'd fire me—or even call the police. When they take it straight off of our paychecks? Nothing. It's illegal, but it happens every day to thousands of workers across the country.

Right now, we have a huge opportunity to end these illegal pay practices. Congress just introduced a bill cracking down on employers that steal from workers like me, and they need to hear from us that this is an urgent problem.2

Click here to add your name to this petition, and then pass it along to your friends.

Thanks!

—Barbara Fisher, Fight for $15

Sources:

1. "Survey: Almost 90% of fast-food workers allege wage theft," Chicago Tribune, April 1, 2014
http://act.moveon.org/go/2718?t=4&akid=163914.10220574.6W93-M

2. "Lawmakers Want To Crack Down On Bosses Who Steal Money From Their Workers," ThinkProgress, March 16, 2016
http://act.moveon.org/go/2709?t=6&akid=163914.10220574.6W93-M

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