day laborer


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  • noun

Synonyms for day laborer

a laborer who works by the day

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As Congress turns toward the question of immigration, Blacc chose to collaborate with the immigrant rights group, National Day Laborer Organizing Network, the abc* Foundation's Healing Power of Music Initiative, director Alex Rivera, and a cast of actors who have real-life experience with the topic in order to give a human face to the immigration debate and send a message of inclusion to Washington.
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.
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.
11) A day laborer is "someone who gathers at a street corner, empty parking lot, .
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.
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.
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).
8 /PRNewswire/ -- The Laborers' International Union and the National Day Laborer Organizing Network will hold a news conference for Los Angeles area news media at 1 p.
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.
Pablo Alvarado, coordinator for the National Day Laborer Organizing Network, for his efforts in the social services area.
Work for the estimated 4,000 day laborers in the San Fernando Valley has fallen off an estimated 50 percent since a year ago, according to Antonio Bernabe, day laborer organizer in the Valley for the Coalition for Humane Immigrant Rights of Los Angeles (CHIRLA).
Judicial Watch sued the Town of Herndon and Fairfax County, Virginia in 2005 over their decision to bankroll a day laborer site for illegal aliens with taxpayer funds.