Migrant Workers http://wunc.org en Study Reveals Poor Conditions For Female Migrant Domestic Workers http://wunc.org/post/study-reveals-poor-conditions-female-migrant-domestic-workers <p>It's not uncommon for women from developing countries to migrate to richer nations looking for jobs and better living conditions. They often find jobs as domestic workers, but all too often, these women experience abuse, illness, mental health problems and limited access to medical care once they arrive at their new homes.</p> Tue, 06 Aug 2013 18:00:00 +0000 Avery Kleinman 20008 at http://wunc.org Study Reveals Poor Conditions For Female Migrant Domestic Workers Uprooted Innocence http://wunc.org/post/uprooted-innocence <p>The United States has child labor laws to protect the safety of its children. However, these laws don't apply to the agriculture industry, where almost half a million children across the nation are employed. Tue, 10 Apr 2012 14:57:00 +0000 Frank Stasio & Meghan Modafferi 5003 at http://wunc.org Uprooted Innocence Violations at Worker Camps in Eastern NC http://wunc.org/post/violations-worker-camps-eastern-nc <p>A new study is detailing housing violations for migrant workers in Eastern North Carolina.<br><br><strong>Jeff Tiberii:</strong> Researchers from Wake Forest University found violations at all 183 worker camps they examined. Bacteria from human waste were found in the drinking water at 61 of those camps. Dr. Thomas Arcury Directs the Center for Worker Health at Wake Forest School of Medicine. He wrote the report.<br> Mon, 09 Apr 2012 08:50:00 +0000 Jeff Tiberii 2901 at http://wunc.org