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Day Laborer Study Shows High Levels of Abuse

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Day Laborer Study Shows High Levels of Abuse

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Day Laborer Study Shows High Levels of Abuse

Day Laborer Study Shows High Levels of Abuse

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The first nationwide study on day laborers has been completed. Based on 2,660 interviews with workers in 20 states and the District of Columbia, it reveals high levels of abuse towards the workers.

Abel Valenzuela Jr., an associate professor at UCLA and one of the study's three authors, talks about the findings.

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