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Committee on Education and LaborCommittee on the JudiciaryIntroducedJuly 23rd, 2009
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Wage Theft Prevention Act
To amend the Port-to-Portal Act of 1947 to suspend the statute of limitations for certain rights of action under the Fair Labor Standards Act during investigations by the Secretary of Labor.
Wage Theft Prevention Act - Amends the Portal-to-Portal Act to toll the statute of limitations for bringing a cause of action for unpaid minimum wages, unpaid overtime compensation, or liquidated damages under the Fair Standards Act and certain other Acts, starting from the time the Secretary of Labor notifies an employer of the initiation of an investigation regarding the cause of action until such employer is notified of its conclusion.