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  • Louisiana shipyard's treatment of contract workers under scrutiny after Gulf explosion

    http://www.nola.com/traffic/index.ss...s_preside.html
    Trailed by allegations, president of Grand Isle Shipyard offers glimpse into living quarters
    Richard Thompson, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune By Richard Thompson, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune
    on November 20, 2012 at 6:46 PM, updated November 20, 2012 at 8:01 PM [snip]
    ...Twenty former employees from the Philippines say the company forced them to pay between $2,000 and $3,500 a month to live in a 10-foot by 10-foot room, six to a room, while working long hours for low wages.
    [snip]
    ...According to the lawsuit, the Galliano Walmart was the only place workers were allowed to go beyond the crew area - and they were only allowed to go there for one hour on one day a week...
    News about explosion:
    http://www.flutrackers.com/forum/sho...d.php?t=195135
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