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A federal lawsuit filed Monday in Connecticut alleging wage theft and racial discrimination against two dozen Latino workers at an Eastford business has a lesson for employment attorneys and employers, those filing the lawsuit said.

“This case clearly highlights a significant problem workers are facing and the role lawyers can play in solving it. Wage theft is getting more and more attention as a major problem for workers at every level, especially low-wage workers,” said Sam Hull, a second-year Yale Law School student and a member of the school’s Worker and Immigrant Rights Advocacy Clinic.

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Robert Storace

Robert Storace covers legal trends, lawsuits and analysis for the Connecticut Law Tribune. Follow him on Twitter @RobertSCTLaw or reach him at 203-437-5950.

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