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Cleaning Industry Seeks to End Wage Abuses

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Cleaning Industry Seeks to End Wage Abuses

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Cleaning Industry Seeks to End Wage Abuses

Cleaning Industry Seeks to End Wage Abuses

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Underpaid and overworked janitorial workers are getting some relief as Labor Day approaches. The industry has begun targeting companies that fail to pay minimum wage. The Department of Labor recently settled with Global Building Services, a contractor whose workers cleaned Target stores. NPR's Jennifer Ludden reports.