Three steps to curbing subcontractor abuses

Fordham law professor calls for change in New York Times post

According to Fordham Law School Professor Jennifer Gordon, something’s got to change.

Over the summer, the unheard of happened: Subcontractors from Jamaica working under H2B visas as cleaners for luxury hotels and condos in Florida staged a strike. It’s uncommon for guest workers from other countries to walk off the job, Gordon says. They typically come to the United States to work in low-wage industries to make money to send back home, often not wanting to cause trouble.


Cathleen Flahardy

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