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Laborers lining up on Mass. streets

Worker markets spread to East

Day laborers jockeyed for work this week at Foss Park in Somerville. The day-labor stand at the busy corner of Broadway and McGrath O'Brien Highway has transformed in the past five years into an open-air market for hustling work. Day laborers jockeyed for work this week at Foss Park in Somerville. The day-labor stand at the busy corner of Broadway and McGrath O'Brien Highway has transformed in the past five years into an open-air market for hustling work. (Erik Jacobs for the Boston Globe)
By Maria Sacchetti
Globe Staff / August 4, 2007

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SOMERVILLE -- The middle-aged man in the USA baseball cap had lingered at Foss Park for hours, hunting for a day's work. (Full article: 1333 words)

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