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Shows featuring Saket Soni

  • Alleging Captive Labor, Foreign Students Walk Out of Work-Study Program at Hershey Plant Splash_image20110901-6814-1u7vhej-0
    We look at the story of 300 foreign students who came to the United States as part of a work-study program and found themselves engaged in what they refer to as captive labor at a Hershey’s packing plant in Palmyra, Pennsylvania. The students — from Eastern Europe and Asia — went on strike two weeks ago, after they were...
    September 01, 2011 | Story
  • Indian Guestworker Slits Wrists After Being Fired for Complaining About Squalid Work Conditions Guestworker
    Hundreds of guestworkers from India have begun protesting work conditions at a shipyard in Pascagoula, Mississippi, owned by the company Signal International. We hear from one Indian guestworker who tried to commit suicide after he was fired and told he was being shipped back to India after going public with his complaints. We also speak with a Mexican guestworker who says his Louisiana...
    March 15, 2007 | Story