April 14, 2009

WHERE FAR RIGHT AND LEFT MEET:

Labor Set to Fight Over Guest Workers (KRIS MAHER and MIRIAM JORDAN, 4/14/09, WSJ)

Union officials are embarking on what is likely to be a protracted fight with business over the programs that enable immigrants to enter the country for temporary work.

On Tuesday, leaders of two rival labor federations announced a framework for overhauling the U.S. immigration system that includes setting up an independent commission to assess how many immigrants should be admitted to fill temporary and permanent jobs without displacing U.S. workers.

Posted by Orrin Judd at April 14, 2009 9:49 PM
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