Posts Tagged ‘illegal immigrants’

Aug
2014
28

Bricklayers Union Takes on Watchdog Role in Fight Against Misclassification, Exploitation of Immigrants

Bricklayers Union Takes on Watchdog Role in Fight Against Misclassification, Exploitation of Immigrants
  An interesting piece from South Coast Today writer Simon Rios delves into the union/non-union divide that exists in Massachusetts’ masonry industry.  In the article, Jim Pimental, Vice President of the Bricklayers and Allied Craftsmen Local 3, discusses the ways unions keep non-union contractors in check when it comes to...
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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