Author: Phil Mattera

Phil Mattera is the Research Director of Good Jobs First and head of their Corporate Research Project. He has been doing strategic corporate research for labor, environmental, public-interest and other activist groups for three decades. He has written for RawStory, AlterNet and; and is the publisher of Dirt Diggers Digest, a blog chronicling corporate misbehavior.

His Privately Owned Company Has Paid $70 Million in Penalties for Wage and Hour Violations Michael Bloomberg has been pummeled over the treatment of women at his media and data company. Yet that is not the only blemish on the employment record of Bloomberg L.P. The company also has a serious problem with wage theft. Violation Tracker lists $70 million in penalties paid by Bloomberg for wage and hour violations. The company is in 32nd place among large corporations. Yet many of the companies higher on the list – such as Walmart, FedEx, and United Parcel Service – employ far more…

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