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The home page of New Haven Legal Assistance Association (LAA) states in bold letters:
“It is illegal for someone to be treated differently because of their immigration status, national origin, or religion.”
Despite the law, attorneys at LAA see employers repeatedly fail to pay immigrant workers what they are rightfully owed, otherwise known as wage theft. Over a recent three-year grant from The Community Foundation, LAA expanded its efforts to combat this rampant problem along with other workplace abuses and fight for policy changes to help all low-wage workers. Continue reading.