Full coverage of Philadelphia’s new Wage Theft Law – providing a separate new private right of action for violations of the Pennsylvania Wage Payment and Collection Law or the Pennsylvania Minimum Wage Act occurring in, or based on an “employment contract” made within, the city – is available here.  The Law also creates the position of Wage Theft Coordinator to adjudicate complaints, and provides for additional remedies beyond the wages owed, including monetary penalties and the denial, revocation or suspension of licenses or permits issued by the City.

Multi-jurisdictional employers continue to cope with waves of new wage regulations at the city and state level.