Tag: wage theft

Disney World is Anything but Magical for its Employees

December 5, 2017

The Walt Disney Company offers magical experiences for millions of families at its theme parks. When the average family spends more than $6,300 for a weeklong trip to Disney World, it’s no wonder Disney rakes in enormous dough. Given Disney’s profits, it may come as a surprise that the men… Read More»

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What’s at Stake for Working People in the SCOTUS Deferred Action Case

April 18, 2016

The U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments this week in the case of United States v. Texas, a case that will determine the fate of the most significant immigration initiatives in decades. These initiatives are essential to workers’ rights and to millions of working people across the country. The case… Read More»

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These Whistleblowers Are Standing Up to Retaliation and Deportation Threats

November 6, 2015

Vicente, Pedro and their co-workers at Teriyaki House in Providence, Rhode Island, worked grueling shifts, often spending more than 72 hours per week in the restaurant’s kitchen. They say their boss only permitted them to take a single 15-minute meal break each day. And when payday rolled around, forget overtime,… Read More»

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Victory: McDonald’s Guilty of Wage Theft

February 19, 2014

Last year, we publicized the brave protests and strikes the National Guestworker Alliance (NGA) and student guestworkers organized to blow the whistle on retaliation and labor abuse suffered at the hands of McDonald’s restaurants in Pennsylvania. The students, who paid $3,000 to $4,000 for their ‘cultural-exchange’ visas, were shocked to… Read More»

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