Editors' Blog

Government goes after company that abused "guest workers"

Statement by Saket Soni, Executive Director, New Orleans Workers' Center for Racial Justice.

April 4: National Day of Action

From Jobs with Justice:

Sec. Solis defends union rights of workers

In a statment at a Democratic National Committee meeting a couple days ago Labor Secretary Hilda Solis made the following remarks:

Labor Department recovers nearly $160,000 in back wages for 110 Los Angeles garment workers

Employees produced jeans sold at major nationwide retailersLOS ANGELES — Clothing manufacturer Joe's Jeans has paid $158,952 in back wages owed to 110 garment workers who worked for one of the company's Los Angeles-based sewing contractors.