Whenever Google finds content that is duplicated (use CopyScape.com to see what they see), it will give credit ONLY to the original creator, and every site or source after that will receive a ZERO in terms of "SEO link juice" passed on.
This is not to say that the "copiers" cannot have further interaction on their site of current readers; however, they will receive NO ORGANIC TRAFFIC delivered by Google, Yahoo, Bing because of the content that was duplicated.
If you have an article that is over 400 words, you know is original, you can contact the webmaster of the site to remove or give credit to your materials. Unfortunately, there is no internet police that can assist should the copiers choose not to.
Therefore, rest assured that they will get ZERO help from Google.