Saturday, March 22, 2008

Working-Class Struggle

Three housekeepers and a day laborer take action against deadbeat employers who abuse immigrants

By Matt Smith
SF Weekly
Published: March 19, 2008

"The project has invented a new type of legal practice to combat one of the most widespread and overlooked areas of crime in the United States, in which employers violate wage and injury compensation laws in the belief that their workers' illegal-immigrant status will make them afraid to approach authorities.... The Workers' Advocacy Project opened 125 such cases last year."

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