Wage Theft Constitutes Two-Thirds of Theft In Kentucky

Published: September 2, 2014

Kentuckians lose more than twice the amount of money to bad bosses than they do to robbers according to an odd new chart from the Kentucky Labor Cabinet.  Comparing numbers from the Kentucky State Police to their own data, the office discovered $2.5 million more in wage theft (from 12,264 victims) than common theft (from 1,937 victims).  “You hear about robberies on the news all the time, but wage theft is a bigger problem,” Kentucky Labor Cabinet Secretary Larry Roberts said (Visit We Party Patriots to learn more).