wage theft

Best definition
wage theft
When your employer/boss/manager breaks the law by not paying you all you’re entitled to get. Not paying overtime, not paying

minimum wage, deducting money from your paycheck, not reimbursing you for expenses, not paying you on time, paying “under the table”, misclassifying you as an independent contractor, etc.

Lisa server broke a couple of bottles when she tripped on the way to the customer’s table. At the end of the week, Lisa noticed that her manager deducted the cost of the bottles from her paycheck and remembered about wage theft.