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Undocumented and unprotected

An underground economy of improperly classified workers cheats laborers and taxpayers alike

By Robert Knox
Globe Correspondent / November 16, 2006

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On a commercial construction project in Hanover, a worker from Ecuador reached down from a ladder to shake the hand of a union organizer and discuss his presence on a job site a continent away from home. The Ecuadoran -- a recent hire at the Village Square strip mall work site -- said he crossed the border this year to ... (Full article: 1610 words)

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