04/18/2013 12:11 pm ET

Waiting In Pain: Migrant's Case Highlights Modern Slavery In Germany

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Injured on the job, a Bulgarian migrant worker desperately needs surgery, but his official status as an independent contractor has allowed the companies involved to shirk responsibility. His case exposes a troubling gray area in Germany's labor market.

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