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Must Read: A Horrifying Path to America for Hotel Workers

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Don't miss this, because it happened here!  And because this is the same as the indentured servants of the 18th century, or practices in the 19th century  where  'you owed your soul to the company store!' They owned you. '. Racida Eslabon came to the U.S. expecting to send money back home to the Philippines. She still hasn’t told her mother  because she never told her she had been trafficked after her arrival. She did call her mother, however, after her T visa petition was finally granted last year, allowing her to stay in the US. “It was a blessing for me.” We learn from her experience in this excellent article, that    “in the hospitality industry it is not unusual” for a company to look for temporary workers through a recruiter.This dynamic exposes chains like Marriott to labor markets in which workers are much more likely to have been trafficked or otherwise abused.' Read & learn.

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I began teaching in 1963,; Ba and BS in Education -Brooklyn College. I have the equivalent of 2 additional Master's, mainly in Literacy Studies and Graphic Design. I was the only seventh grade teacher of English from 1990 -1999 at East Side (more...)
 

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