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Old 07-18-2008, 09:40 AM
 
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"There's been this whole labor shift in the last 10 to 15 years of moving to temporary labor as these big companies ... try and shield themselves from the responsibilities for their workers," said attorney Jed Untereker with Working Hands Legal Clinic, which represents the workers.

The lawsuit, filed in Cook County, seeks thousands of hours of unpaid wages starting from 2003. The plaintiffs also seek class action status.

A telephone number for Ideal Staffing, based in Bensenville, has been disconnected.

The companies named in the lawsuit include United Airlines, Alitalia airlines, Singapore Airlines, Gate Gourmet Inc. and Swissport Cargo Services Inc.

Immigrant workers sue staffing company (broken link)

Maybe now Chicago will settle the lawsuit with DHS and end the psychosis of their sanctuary policy.
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