Vietnamese refugee files suit against international corporation Aramark and others

Phuong-Anh Vu claims she was among a group of Vietnamese workers essentially conscripted to work in clothing ‘sweat shops’ in of all places Jordon.  What the heck is going on here?  Why are Vietnamese being told they have to learn to speak Chinese and lured with offers of supposedly good paying work to go to the […]

Did organizers push immigrant workers into the union?

Long ago I made a category for ‘Aramark’ a huge company that is gradually taking over food services in schools, colleges and institutions around the US.  I never did pursue it much and then I saw this story in In These Times (a socialist publication): Aramark is one of those companies pushing for more immigrant […]

Refugees needed for meatpacking and more—food service, janitorial service etc. etc.

We’ve written innumerable posts on these pages about the big meatpackers needing cheap LEGAL immigrant labor.  As a matter of fact, I believe they and other big companies are the drivers behind the refugee resettlement program.  Big businesses know how to work the political and federal government systems to supply their needs—Jonah Goldberg writing in […]