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Three Men Sentenced in Georgia Forced Farm Labor Investigation

AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) _ Three men have been sentenced to federal prison as part of a broad investigation into what authorities said was a wide-ranging conspiracy to bring workers from Central America to the United States for forced labor on …

Ohio Senate Drops Plan on Workers’ Comp Benefits for Undocumented Workers

The Ohio Senate has rejected a House budget provision that would deny injury benefits to workers living in the U.S. illegally. The Columbus Dispatch reports Sen. Jay Hottinger, a Newark Republican, said after a hearing Tuesday that the provision is …

Undocumented Workers Face Dangerous Work Hazards

Illegal immigrants don’t hold the most dangerous jobs in America. That kind of work pays a decent wage for the risk to life and limb, and undocumented workers are barred from those jobs. Yet there is plenty of hazard, risk …

Sequester Raises Treatment Questions for Undocumented Workers Under Florida’s Workers’ Comp System

With the prospects of immigration reform looming and the potential for the sequester to have an effect on the federal government’s ability to provide related services, many employers in the U.S. are wondering how these developments might affect undocumented workers. …