Prison Labor NPR's Cheryl Corley has the second of two reports on the growing number of prisoners working for private companies around the country. It's a cheap way for states to keep inmates engaged, but critics say private prison labor programs can end up costing law-abiding citizens their jobs. That's the charge levelked at a Wisconsin glove manufacturer that laid off workers after hiring inmates to do similar work.
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Prison Labor

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Prison Labor

Prison Labor

Prison Labor

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NPR's Cheryl Corley has the second of two reports on the growing number of prisoners working for private companies around the country. It's a cheap way for states to keep inmates engaged, but critics say private prison labor programs can end up costing law-abiding citizens their jobs. That's the charge levelked at a Wisconsin glove manufacturer that laid off workers after hiring inmates to do similar work.