Posts Tagged ‘u visa’

Dec
2013
19

Wage Theft Whistleblower Turned Key Witness Deemed U Visa Eligible by Department of Labor

  Antonio Vanegas, a food court worker who became a labor activist when he spoke out against wage theft, has been granted authorization to work in the United States through October 2014 by the Department of Labor (DOL).  After blowing the whistle and participating in a one-day action organized by Good Jobs Nation, Vanegas was [&hellip...
Nov
2013
8

NLRB Breaks New Ground In Issuing Four U Visas to Exploited, Undocumented Workers in NJ

NLRB Breaks New Ground In Issuing Four U Visas to Exploited, Undocumented Workers in NJ
  A harrowing story from Salon — “Tearing out asbestos with bare hands: meet the boss from hell” — gives a glimpse of the dangers faced by undocumented workers in the U.S.  When a group of laborers employed by New Jersey apartment company Benjamin H. Realty attempted to organize with LiUNA!, their employer used immigration...
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