day laborer

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a laborer who works by the day

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In National Day Laborer, Scheindlin chastised litigants for failing to cooperate in discovery: "While certainly not rising to the level of a breach of an ethical obligation, such conduct certainly shows that all lawyers--even highly respected private lawyers, government lawyers, and professors of law--need to make greater efforts to comply with the expectations that courts now demand of counsel with respect to expensive and time-consuming document production.
Yet it is not just the disappearance of work that troubles him and the 150 or so men killing time at Milwaukee and Belmont, once Chicago's busiest street corner for day laborers.
The Day Laborer is first listed as a constellation in the MUL.
Day laborers and the pastor of a Catholic church that has a hiring site on its grounds have been the targets of anti-Catholic epithets in this sleepy community on the northern cusp of San Diego County.
Day laborers are people who gather in public places to seek manual labor jobs, such as construction, gardening, landscaping, and farming, for predetermined wages.
For Ausencio, however, none of this is a reality because of one reason; he is a day laborer.
Although limited, existing information on the nature and size of the day laborer workforce suggests that these workers may be prone to workplace abuses and are probably undercounted.
As a result, San'ya, Tokyo's largest yoseba, or day laborer ghetto, emerged as a neighborhood in which workers and employers gathered for daily labor exchange.
Finally, Fowler describes his experiences working as a day laborer himself on a number of construction projects.
In Los Angeles, for example, one Home Depot is making a section of its parking lot available to laborers, according to Chris Newman, legal programs coordinator for the Los Angeles-based National Day Laborer Organizing Network.
ROOFING, PAINTING, WRITING, plumbing, laying carpet, building a house; weeding, planting, watering, pruning, digging a ditch; moving boxes and removing asbestos; working in a soap factory, a sweatshop, a meatpacking plant; washing dishes, flipping burgers, sweeping the floor--when you're a day laborer, you never know what a day's work will be.
District Court brought by three day laborer organizations - La Asociacion de Trabajadores de Lake Forest, the Colectivo Tonantzin and the National Day Laborer Organizing Network - represented by the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU).
Construction and inspection will be in the sights of politicians after last week's building collapse at 50 Middleton Avenue in Williamsburg that took the life of day laborer Daniel Eduardo and injured 12 other workers.