Labour Unrest

Helman, Christopher
June 2007
Forbes Asia;6/4/2007, Vol. 3 Issue 10, p58
This article focuses on the immigration and labor problem facing Signal International, company based in Louisiana that provides new construction and repairs to offshore drilling rigs and ship components for the U.S. Navy and Coast Guard. It explains that the company started importing guest workers from India after labor cost rose in Louisiana in the wake of the Hurricanes Katrina and Rita. The company is facing lawsuits for human trafficking and labor laws violations.


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