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Cheap Labor as Cultural Exchange: The $100 Million Work Travel Industry

“Cheap Labor as Cultural Exchange: The $100 Million Work Travel Industry”, is based on five months of reporting by CIS senior research fellow and Pulitzer Prize-winning former journalist Jerry Kammer. The series tells the story of the State Department’s troubled Summer Work Travel...

Former McDonald's Franchisee Settles With DOL for $211K in FLSA, J-1 Summer Work Case

"Former McDonald's franchisee Cheung Enterprises LLC and president Andrew Cheung, based in Middletown, have agreed to pay $205,977 in back wages and liquidated damages to 291 employees, including 178 foreign student workers hired under the U.S. State Department's J-1 visa program. An investigation...