Category: Labor Rights

Labor Trafficking at Grant Family Farms

In 2010, Seth purchased a vegetable share from Grant Family Farms CSA, in Wellington, CO. Little did he know that a subcontractor had committed labor trafficking of undocumented workers 5 years prior, with a judge awarding $7.5 million to the 5 men for numerous violations of federal law in 2009. Seth tells their story, and

Apple and Foxconn in China

Seth and JJ look into the labor and safety concerns at the factories of Apple’s primary supplier, Foxconn, in China. After giving a high-level view of Apple and Foxconn, they dive into their problems with Excessive Overtime, Suicides, Low Wages, Illegal Student Labor, Riots, Strikes, and Hazardous Environments. While recognizing that Apple puts a lot

Strippers and Labor Rights

Do exotic dancers deserve workers rights? Denver dancers join the ranks of erotic services workers across the US with a lawsuit against club Shotgun Willies, that demands these dancers no longer be treated as exploited independent contractors, but rather as respected employees. Exotic dancing, lawful protection and worker rights, and how erotic service providers are