Posts Tagged ‘Foreign Labor’

May
2016
17

Lawsuit Claims Tesla Owes Cheap, Imported Temp Workers $2.6M; Faulty Visas Used to Lure Them

Lawsuit Claims Tesla Owes Cheap, Imported Temp Workers $2.6M; Faulty Visas Used to Lure Them
  An amazing piece of long-form investigative journalism from the San Jose Mercury News shines light on the hidden, foreign workforce being brought to the U.S. on faulty B1/B2 visas in order to build auto factories.  At the heart of the story is a new multi-million dollar paint shop at Tesla’s Fremont, California factory. An injury...
May
2013
29

SF Bay Bridge, Partially Built With Chinese Parts and Labor, Experiencing Dangerous Bolt Failures

SF Bay Bridge, Partially Built With Chinese Parts and Labor, Experiencing Dangerous Bolt Failures
  In June of 2011, we questioned the logic of using Chinese steel and labor on the massive San Francisco Bay Bridge renovation project.  The call for homegrown job-creation was as audible as at any time in President Obama’s tenure and the need for bolstering U.S. manufacturing was no less pressing. We weren’t alone in [&hellip...
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