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Judge: Abused Indian Maid Deserves $1.5 Million

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 02.23.2012 | New York

NEW YORK -- A magistrate judge in New York City has recommended that a young Indian woman be awarded nearly $1.5 million for being forced to work with...

Sex Scandal Is Peephole Into Manhattan Hotel Life

Shirin Sadeghi | Posted 09.12.2011 | New York
Shirin Sadeghi

The incident with DSK and the maid hasn't shattered any myths about power and sex, but it has left hotel staff in New York, and particularly on West 44th Street, shaken.

How The Dominique Strauss-Kahn Case Unraveled

The New York Times | Posted 09.02.2011 | World

A hotel housekeeper whose account of being sexually attacked was so compelling that it brought tears to the eyes of seasoned investigators. Preliminar...

Sumiati Binti Salan Mustapa, Indonesia Maid Abuse Victim, Hospitalized After Saudi Employers Allegedly Cut Off Her Lips

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Yet another case in a disturbing rash of Saudi employers allegedly abusing foreign maids has surfaced. According to the AFP, Indonesian-born Sumiati...

V.R. Lechchmi, Sri Lanka Maid: Saudi Couple Drove 14 Nails Into My Body As Punishment (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Yet another Sri Lankan maid has come forward with claims her Kuwaiti employers abused her. As she lay in recovery at a Sri Lanka hospital, V.R. Lech...

Meg Whitman's Big Fat Latino Problem

Fernando Espuelas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Fernando Espuelas

For a crowd that is fond of claiming that there are American citizens willing to work as nannies, grape pickers and meat packers, Whitman has shown how dependent our country is on immigrant labor.

Money: What Do Rich People Do When They No Longer Have It?

Vivian Norris | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Vivian Norris

Without all that money and newly leased Mercedes, people did not know how to define themselves anymore. Unless, that is, they were actually real people inside them to begin with.