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    :: Monday, November 21, 2005 ::

    Latino Forest Workers: Abuse, Mistreatment and Death, Sponsored By The Federal Government - By Jordan Barab, Confined Space
    Guess what, Latino's aren't just the main source of cheap labor in farms, construction sites and meat processing, they're also the major source of manual labor in America's forest industry. And, as usual, they're paying the price in injuries and abuse. But there's something different from the usual exploitation suffered by Latinos at the hand of greedy corporations; this abuse is brought to you by your federal government.
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