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Taken For a Ride: Report Documents H-2B Abuses in U.S. Fair and Carnival Industry

"Families across the United States remember with nostalgia the food, rides, and atmosphere of the local fairs and carnivals, but hidden behind the memories and bright lights are migrant workers who pay a high price to create these experiences. On the United Nations World Day of Social Justice, the...

FLSA Lawsuit Filed by H-2B Carnival Workers

"LAS-ELC and Centro de los Derechos del Migrante (Center for Migrant Rights, or CDM) served Butler Amusements, Inc., a California registered business and the largest carnival company in the western U.S., with a lawsuit that was filed in federal court last month for violations of state and federal...

The Long Ride - Reuters Investigates H-2B Abuse in Carnival Industry

Mica Rosenberg and Megan Twohey, Dec. 23, 2015 - "It was after midnight last spring when a bus dropped 20 road-weary Mexican workers outside this city of 6,000 people. They had cleared customs, crossed the U.S. border, and spent parts of three nights in the bus before arriving at their new home...