Latino/a Guest Workers Exploited in the US

Mexican guest workers hired under the federal H-2B temporary worker program are claiming to be forced to work 24-hour shifts, barricaded in so they couldn’t escape and threatened with beatings to work faster by their former employer C.J.’s Seafood, a seafood processing plant in Breaux Bridge, Louisiana  and a Wal-Mart supplier.

Please see the links attached for more information on this terrible case:

On Point –

NY times –

The Times-Picayune –

Daily Advertiser –


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