Posts Tagged ‘guatemala’

Jul
2013
19

Bad to Worse: Study Suggests Already Awful Garment Worker Wages are Declining Still

Bad to Worse: Study Suggests Already Awful Garment Worker Wages are Declining Still
  A new report shows that in the decade between 2001 and 2011 the wages of garment workers in apparel exporting countries declined. In the rare instances where wages rose, a living wage was still not met.   The study, “Global Wage Trends for Apparel Workers, 2001-2011,” was researched by the Workers Rights Consortium and [&hellip...
Jul
2013
16

Wage Theft Whistleblower Faces Deportation After Exposing Federally-Contracted Food Court Fiends

Wage Theft Whistleblower Faces Deportation After Exposing Federally-Contracted Food Court Fiends
  In early July, a one-day strike organized by the SEIU’s Good Jobs Nation took place at the Ronald Reagan Building to protest wage theft by employers contracted through the federal government.  Antonio Vanegas was one of the speakers that day. He had earned $6.50 an hour with no overtime working at the Quick Pita [&hellip...
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