In Winesburg, as in all Ohio towns of twenty years ago, there was a section in which lived day laborers
Welcome to the life of day laborers
in the San Fernando Valley, caught in the grip of an economic downturn that arguably takes the worst toll on those on the bottom rung of the socioeconomic ladder.
While violent attacks and hate crimes directed at day laborers
have gained notoriety for Farmingville, local officials mounted a systematic effort to evict Latino immigrants from their homes based on technical violations of housing codes.
The new walls still smelled of fresh paint as a crowd gathered inside a Northwest Side storefront in December to celebrate the opening of the city's first cooperative for day laborers
March 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Latino day laborers
from Freehold today won a major victory in federal court when borough officials formally backed off from policies and practices they had implemented that unfairly targeted these workers.
Mantl finds that town councils were more than willing to turn down applications for marriage, particularly if they came from day laborers
, journeymen artisans, and impoverished master craftsmen.
Designated waiting areas for day laborers
looking for work would be required at all large home improvement stores in the city, under a proposal making its way through the Los Angeles City Council.
With this in mind, we find it problematic that the day laborers
of Albany Park and their organization, the Latino Union of Chicago, founded in 2000 by immigrant workers, were not featured.
2 /PRNewswire/ -- As a result of a federal civil rights action filed by the Puerto Rican Legal Defense and Education Fund, (PRLDEF) on behalf of Latino day laborers
, the Borough of Freehold today admitted that its loitering ordinance and its practice of issuing tickets for the offense "Officer's Discretion were unlawful.
Who better to be the unseen fodder for Welstad's chain of day labor hiring halls than vilified immigrant day laborers
and underemployed welfare recipients?
Many men continued to work as day laborers
, mariners, soldiers, or to serve as indentured servants, while women produced and sold traditional crafts like baskets.
When day laborers
gather in front of our store, we get caught in the middle," he said, adding that the company has built and funded centers at some of the chain's 13 stores in Los Angeles.