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National Guestworker Alliance

Will Corporations Win More Exploitable Workers?

Saket Soni | Posted 08.11.2013 | Politics
Saket Soni

If the business lobby has its way, immigration reform will bring one group of immigrant workers out of the shadows while trapping another in exploitation.

Why Big Business Wants More Guestworkers

Saket Soni | Posted 08.03.2013 | Politics
Saket Soni

Today, I want to introduce you to KahInn Lee. At the start of 2012, a McDonald's franchisee used the J-1 student guestworker program to bring KahInn and other students from around the world to work at its restaurants in Central Pennsylvania.

Dave Jamieson

McDonald's Accused Of Exploiting Student Guest Workers

HuffingtonPost.com | Dave Jamieson | Posted 03.06.2013 | Business

A labor group representing foreign guest workers in the U.S. has accused McDonald's franchises near Harrisburg, Penn., of paying student guest workers...

Dave Jamieson

Guest Workers Claim They Were Forced To Work 24-Hour Shifts

HuffingtonPost.com | Dave Jamieson | Posted 06.11.2012 | Business

A group of Mexican guest workers at a seafood processing plant in Louisiana have walked off the job and sent a complaint to the U.S. Labor Department,...

Foreign Students Protest Working Conditions At Hershey Warehouse

AP | MARK SCOLFORO | Posted 10.18.2011 | Impact

HERSHEY, Pa. — Foreign students working at a candy warehouse protested conditions and pay Thursday, chanting on Chocolate Avenue under streetlig...