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AG Healey speaks to essential women workers about wage theft - The Boston Globe

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DROP TO 553,000, ANOTHER RECORD
LOW SINCE START OF PANDEMIC

AG Healey speaks to essential women
workers about wage theft
By Laura Crimaldi Globe Staff, Updated April 17, 2021, 5:59 p.m.

In a recorded message, state attorney general Maura Healey (pictured in February) addressed an event organized by the
Matahari Women Workers’ Center in Boston to call attention to wage theft and its impact on essential workers. JOHN
TLUMACKI/GLOBE STAFF/FILE

The women said they came to Massachusetts to escape poverty, police corruption, and
the aftermath of natural disasters in their hometowns.
But when they went to work in private homes, the food and restaurant industry, and
cleaning office buildings, the women said they were exposed to harsh working
conditions and didn’t receive wages they were owed.
https://www.bostonglobe.com/2021/04/17/metro/ag-healey-speaks-essential-women-workers-about-wage-theft/?fbclid=IwAR3xnqizuaoFfBwH7p…

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