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Foreign-student workers protest conditions at candy packing plant

 

As reported by The New York Times, hundreds of foreign students in a summer work visa program walked off the job Wednesday night, Aug. 17, complaining about low wages and unexpectedly difficult work conditions.

 

Among their grievances are unpleasant physical demands of lifting and moving heavy boxes (several students showed bruises they got from this activity) and standing for an entire 8-hr shift.

 

Read the NYT article here.

 


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