Monthly Archives: October 2013

Facts About Immigrant Women Working in the U.S. Food Industry

Undocumented women who are feeding the country with their labor routinely endure sexual harassment, wage theft and other abuses, according to a new report released today by the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC). This report report released by the Southern … Continue reading

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The Integration of Immigrants in the Work place

Here’s some interesting research done by¬†Institute for Work and the Economy, on the integration of Immigrants in the work place. Introduction This project addressing the challenges of integrating immigrants in the workplace was conceived as a result of a plenary … Continue reading

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Race, Ethnic, Gender Differences and Wage Inequalities

Drawing on a social capital theoretical framework, I examine race, ethnic, and gender wage inequalities. Specifically, I extend past research by analyzing differences in the mobilization of different types of job contacts, what these types of contacts and their level … Continue reading

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Improving Immigrant Worker Performance

Improving Immigrant Worker Performance program is designed to explain how native supervisors and management can improve the assimilation of immigrant workers into the workplace. Misunderstandings, poor communications, and decreasing productivity are the leading causes of these challenges resulting in accidents, … Continue reading

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Do Immigrants Make Better Entrepreneurs & Managers ??

What makes immigrants so much more likely to launch a high-tech startup, compared with their native born peers? Consider the rise of Christian Gheorghe, an entrepreneur who started life in Romania and now is thriving as a Silicon Valley CEO. … Continue reading

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Immigrant Worker Rights

Historically, U.S. and foreign workers have often been pitted against each other, and racism and immigrant bashing have divided workers domestically to the advantage of corporations. Now, Jobs with Justice, along with many others, is bridging the gap between the … Continue reading

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Fact or Fiction, Immigrants cause labor wages to decrease ??

Immigration reform has been an ongoing topic in the United States. Many agree that reform is necessary, in order to boost the economic recovery. However, others disagree, and convince themselves that immigrants steal our jobs, depress our wages, and are … Continue reading

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