Time theft happens when companies get employees to work hours for which they are not paid. A new study from the University of Oregon says it's happening more and more and workers are losing billions of dollars in wages every year.
This often happens through mandated breaks that workers can't actually take or through timekeeping software that rounds to the nearest quarter hour.
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