Convicts to earn their keep inside `factory' prisons
- Chain gang break. // Jet;10/14/96, Vol. 90 Issue 22, p39
Presents a photograph of female inmates taking a break from volunteered labor in Phoenix, Arizona. The nature of the program.
- Inmates in the Labor Pool. // Christian Science Monitor;3/27/2000, Vol. 92 Issue 86, p8
Focuses on the expansion of prison labor in the United States to employ prisoners in government and private industry.
- Putting prisoners to work. Keating-Edh, B. // Consumer Comments;Jul/Aug90, Vol. 14 Issue 4, p3
Opinion. Recommends putting prisoners to constructive work. Learning employable skills; Siting prisons and recycling plants together; Prisons run by private industry.
- Ga. leader orders inmates out of plant. Gust, Steve // Waste News;08/16/99, Vol. 5 Issue 14, p6
Reports on the termination of the use of prison labor by a recycling plant in Crisp County, Georgia as a result of a ruling of the Georgia Attorney General's Office. Reaction of the firm to ruling; Speculation on reason for the ruling.
- Put 'em to work. // Wenatchee Business Journal;Sep2000, Vol. 14 Issue 9, pA27
Editorials. Comments on proposals to use inmates to perform community-related labor in Washington state.
- Va. inmates to assemble furniture. Clayton, Susan // Corrections Today;Jun96, Vol. 58 Issue 3, p24
Reports that prison inmates in Virginia will construct office furniture for sale to government agencies and nonprofit organizations. Agreement with six companies under a 1993 law authorizing joint ventures with public or private groups to operate inmate work programs.
- Prisoners make more than plates. Kenny, Jack // New Hampshire Business Review;01/03/97, Vol. 19 Issue 1, p1
Features the state-run agency, New Hampshire Correctional Agencies, located within the walls of the state prison. Employment of inmates in enterprises including wood products, furniture, data processing, print shop, farm products and auto mechanics; Inmates' development and practice of modern...
- Need work? Go to jail. Cohen, Warren // U.S. News & World Report;12/09/96, Vol. 121 Issue 23, p66
Discusses changes in the work system for United States prisoners in 1996. The move to allow prisoners to work for private companies; Why this move has become necessary; The possible impact on the jobs of citizens outside of prisons; Legislation being considered by Congress; The potential risks...
- FPI `bomb' hearing held. Adams, Larry // Wood & Wood Products;Apr93, Vol. 98 Issue 5, p12
Reports on a Congressional hearing held on March 11, 1993 by the Subcommittee on Intellectual Property and Judicial Administration to garner information on Federal Prison Industries (FPI). Employing prisoners without harming private industry; Impact of FPI on the furniture industry.