Labor News

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"Mr. Clean" gives guest workers a dirty deal

America's unions are going to bat for foreign workers who toil in America, in conditions that approximate slavery. And Dwight Allen, a 41-year-old "guest worker" laboring in Florida apartment buildings says he is sure glad they have.

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Used and abused: guest workers and U.S. immigration reform

PITTSBURGH - The room grew quiet as she told her story. Leila Concepcion paid $15,000 to come to the United States and teach. It was a painful decision to leave her country, The Philippines, and place her family in debt.

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San Diego: land of day laborers, farm workers and guest workers

In Oceanside, Carlsbad, Del Mar and north San Diego County, immigrant day laborers wait by the side of the road, hoping a contractor will stop and offer them work.