SAN FRANCISCO (KCBS)— While the industry gets safer overall, the number of Latino construction workers dying on the job is on the rise. According to data analyzed by BuzzFeed News, a construction site can be a much different and more dangerous place for a Latino worker for a variety of reasons, most having to do with their employers.

UC Berkeley Professor Harley Shaiken with the Center for Latin American Studies concurred with the data that it’s almost assuredly true that many of these construction workers are undocumented and have found work in some of the most dangerous areas of construction.

 

To read this article in its entirety visit CBS SF Bay Area

 

 

Comments are closed.



LOS ANGELES: Encino, Beverly Hills, Santa Monica, Woodland Hills, and Glendale       ANAHEIM: Santa Ana, Irvine, Newport Beach, Long Beach, and Pomona

SAN FRANCISCO: Santa Rosa, San Jose, Monterey, Concord, and Oakland  SAN DIEGO: Riverside, Chula Vista, El Cajon, Del Mar, and Oceanside

SACRAMENTO: Fresno , Modesto, Stockton, Vacaville, and Roseville       ARIZONA: Phoenix, Scottsdale

WASHINGTON: Seattle, Spokane

Copyright © 2017 Specialized Investigations. All Rights Reserved.