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This Labor Day, Much of America Will Be . . . Laboring Time ...39 percent of employers will keep operations open and require some workers to come into work, while a seperate survey of Beyond.com users says that 45% of those folks will spend Labor Day working or looking for work...
That's the polite way of saving she enslaved five maids but so far only got charged with one.
Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials recently liberated two slaves from the Northern Virginia home of a Saudi diplomat. Two Filipinas were taken from the house where they were forced to work as housemaids.
We congratulate Daniel Day-Lewis for his Academy Award as Best Actor in Lincoln.
We have a teensy problem with the screenplay, though. It would have you think that the 13th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution abolished slavery forever. The Lincoln character, for example, says:
Abolishing slavery by Constitutional provision settles the fate for all coming time.
He also says:
Job-Killing Trade Deficits Soar under "Free Trade" Agreements Public Citizen ... the newly-released government trade data for 2012 shows that job-eroding U.S. trade deficits have ballooned with "free trade" agreement (FTA) partners while declining with the rest of the world...
Two guestworkers met with Wal-Mart officials Friday to talk about ways to make sure contractors treat workers better.
You know, by not enslaving them.