guest worker

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Synonyms for guest worker

a person with temporary permission to work in another country

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Last month, the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) announced a $20 million settlement with Signal International, a Gulf Coast marine services company which used the H-2B guest worker program to bypass American workers and engage in abhorrent exploitation of Indian guest workers.
Satisfied with the cooperative Saudi authorities, Khan said: "I remain very grateful to the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah for all that he has done to facilitate the expatriate guest workers, especially the Pakistani workers, to document and regularize their status in the Kingdom.
The House Judiciary Committee approved four bills in June 2013, two dealing with the enforcement of immigration laws and two with new guest worker programs.
Thus, guest worker policy is vastly different from broader immigration policy, and the contributions of immigrants are also different from the impact of a large flow of high-skill guest workers targeted to one or several industries, particularly in the absence of compelling evidence of shortages.
The fine is the largest ever levied for underpaying guest workers.
led the opposition to the guest worker program, arguing that temporary farm workers should have shorter stays working in the United States.
paragraph]) The age of 1 guest worker was not provided by the referring laboratory.
In The Guest Worker Question in Postwar Germany, Rita Chin guides us through fifty years of public debates about labour migration and multiculturalism in the Federal Republic of Germany.
30 Report, 'Pacific Island guest worker scheme sparks union backlash', 14 August 2008
However, with many proposals calling for a guest worker program, (1) it is unclear whether the melting pot can survive.
That latter point is driven home in this month's cover story, "Guests in the Machine," for which Senior Editor Kerry Howley traveled to Singapore to report on migrants toiling in one of the most schizophrenic guest worker programs in the world.
guest worker program "a modern-day system of indentured servitude .
Our industry needs to take the steps necessary to get an agricultural guest worker program in place this legislative session.
Also scrutinized is the history of how dominant corporate interests and the wealthiest members of America have used immigration policy to control labor--such as the bracero program, an individualized contract that subjects a guest worker to deportation at the employer's relative discretion; such "guest worker" programs actually give agribusiness employers more control over their workers than they would have over undocumented workers, who can migrate to construction other fields and thus place some pressure upon agribusiness to raise its poverty-level wages.
Pence announced that Republican Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison of Texas would co-sponsor the proposal, which combines most of the security provisions of the House bill with a more stringent guest worker program than what's currently in the Senate version.