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Resource ID: #8272
Subject: Worker Safety
Source: Tribune (Oakland, Calif.)
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Oakland (Calif.) Tribune reports on the rise in garment sewing shops in Oakland; the secretive shops, often located behind an unmarked door, hire illegal immigrants and pay as little as $1 an hour for 12 - hour days; enforcement is lax because state officials are overwhelmed with the larger number of sweatshops in San Francisco, July 28 - 29, 1991.

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