On his blog, city council member Tim Burgess reports that a new law prohibiting wage theft---the practice of hiring people and then paying them less than promised or not paying them at all, which we wrote about in March---has been signed by Mayor Mike McGinn and will go into effect in the next 30 days.

The ordinance is definitely a step in the right direction. The real reason we're writing about this, though, is that it's a good excuse to post this photo of McGinn and Burgess, who's widely rumored to be considering a run against the mayor in 2013:

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