What Are We 'Importing' Exactly?
Conditions at the Michael Bianco Inc. manufacturing plant harken back to the sweatshops of the early 1900s, according to the U.S. Attorney General's Office.This is the end result of both illegal and out of control mass immigration, we have seen it time and time again, why is it so difficult to accept?
...[Joseph Thomas, publisher of Spinner Publications in New Bedford] researched the SouthCoast garment industry in the 1970s and 1980s, interviewing and photographing work conditions, but he did not discover any conditions that came close to those at Michael Bianco Inc. "This sounds much worse. ... It might have been the norm in the 1880s or 1890s," he said.
Information in the federal indictment, based on an undercover federal agent who worked at the plant, stated employees were fined $20 if they were in the restroom for more than two minutes. If they went to the restroom twice, they were fired. One roll of toilet paper was placed in each stall and was gone within 40 minutes of startup time. It was not replaced...
The U.S. Attorney General's Office said employees worked in "deplorable conditions," and that workers actually made far less than $7 an hour because they were fined for so many violations.
Employees were forced to work double shifts stitching military gear, but Mr. Insolia did not pay overtime, they allege...
Why is it 'okay' to be importing this kind of thing?
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