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The People Who Rebuilt New Orleans Are Still Waiting to Get Paid


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ELIZABETH
- 1398 days ago - takepart.com
Estimates of the wages pilfered from construction workers after Hurricane Katrina run to the tens of millions of dollars.



   

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Beryl L (78)
Wednesday August 19, 2015, 8:23 pm
corruption!
 

Past Member (0)
Wednesday August 19, 2015, 10:15 pm
Where did all those donations go--pathetic.
 

Past Member (0)
Wednesday August 19, 2015, 11:53 pm
Natasha I was just going to ask where the money I donated went?!
Thank you Elizabeth
 

Colleen L (3)
Thursday August 20, 2015, 12:34 pm
Disgusting. Hope others learn to demand payments during and after their jobs are complete. Thanks Elizabeth
 

Hartson Doak (39)
Thursday August 20, 2015, 12:40 pm
Donations, wages and trust were all stolen here.
 

Adrienne L (9)
Thursday August 20, 2015, 12:41 pm
Thanks for sharing.
 

Janet B (0)
Thursday August 20, 2015, 1:56 pm
Thanks
 

Birgit W (160)
Thursday August 20, 2015, 2:30 pm
Shameful how these poor construction workers are being treated. They are good enough to help and rebuild the city, and are being treated like dirt. Where is respect?
 

Lois Jordan (63)
Thursday August 20, 2015, 5:34 pm
Noted. Thanks for posting, Elizabeth.
Appalling!
 

Robert O (12)
Friday August 21, 2015, 12:23 am
Sickening and pathetic how these workers are being treated. Yeah, they're good enough to be worked to down the bone but heaven forbid they should be compensated for their hard work or have any recourse against greedy opportunists that resort to exploitation, mistreatment and even death threats to achieve their means (read: profits). I'm so angry about this!
Thanks Elizabeth.
 

Thomas M (8)
Friday August 21, 2015, 6:37 am
I am glad they organized and are trying to protect themselves from scum and criminals. These people deserve much better. Perhaps those that protest their existence in the US should do the work and not be paid. What have some of us evolved into?
 

Ruth R (246)
Saturday August 22, 2015, 6:35 am
Where is the petition?
 

Janet B (0)
Sunday August 23, 2015, 12:20 pm
Thanks
 

Sara S (2)
Sunday August 23, 2015, 1:36 pm
This is horrible. Billionaires should share their profits by paying workers the good wages they deserve.
 

Jim M (38)
Tuesday August 25, 2015, 2:11 am
noted
 

Jim M (38)
Tuesday August 25, 2015, 2:11 am
thank you
 

Sergio Padilla (65)
Tuesday September 22, 2015, 12:37 pm
Shame
 
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