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Subcontractor Servitude

Date

2013

Authors

Jennifer Gordon

Abstract

THE words “guest workers” and “strike” are not often seen together. Yet twice this summer, members of a group of more than 150 Jamaican guest workers who clean luxury Florida hotels and condos walked off the job. The workers came to the United States in April anticipating a summer of hard work and decent earnings to send home. Instead, they encountered the black hole of labor subcontracting.

Newspaper title

New York Times

Page numbers

2

Publisher

New York Times

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Keywords

États-Unis

Economic sectors

Occupations in services - Domestic work

Content types

Documented cases of abuse

Target groups

Public awareness

Geographical focuses

Canada, United States, Ontario, Alberta, Manitoba, Quebec, British Columbia, Other provinces, Federal, Nova Scotia, and National relevance

Languages

English