13 April 2009

Fair Pay for All

Vicky Cintra, Organizing Coordinator, of Ms. Foundation grantee Mississippi Immigrants’ Rights Alliance (MIRA) on asking the pastor of Howard Industries CEO Billy Howard whether he teaches his flock about paying workers fairly. In August 2008, Howard Industries was the location of the largest workplace immigration raid in U.S. history and the company still owes back pay to over 200 workers.

Read more on the Ms. Foundation blog about MIRA’s call for a moratorium on raids by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). Read coverage of MIRA's ongoing advocacy to secure workers' wages.

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