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Cleaning worker finds her voice and colleagues’ wages are lost no more

Rigoberto Cartagena, with his daughter, Andrea, and wife, Gloria Rodriguez, said he was owed $7,000. Rodriguez led the wage protest. Rigoberto Cartagena, with his daughter, Andrea, and wife, Gloria Rodriguez, said he was owed $7,000. Rodriguez led the wage protest. (Wendy Maeda/ Globe Staff)
By Maria Sacchetti
Globe Staff / August 20, 2009

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Nobody was supposed to see Gloria Rodriguez. She said she usually arrived around midnight for the overnight shift at a prominent Boston restaurant to scrub floors, tables, and toilets until they sparkled. By dawn, she was gone. (Full article: 960 words)

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