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Resource ID: #15950
Subject: Worker Safety
Source: New York Times
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Date: 24-Dec-99

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The New York Times investigates the working conditions of cruise ship dishwashers, cooks and cabin cleaners. The newspaper found that cruise lines avoid "American minimum wage requirements and other labor laws" by registering their "corporations and ships in countries like Liberia and Panama, where laws are lax and enforcement is weak."

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