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State wage laws also protecting illegal workers

Hannah Catabia , a Harvard student and volunteer at the Brazilian Immigrant Center in Allston, talked to a group of immigrant workers about disputes with employers. Hannah Catabia , a Harvard student and volunteer at the Brazilian Immigrant Center in Allston, talked to a group of immigrant workers about disputes with employers. (Globe Staff Photo / Yoon S. Byun)
By Maria Sacchetti
Globe Staff / December 29, 2008

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Except for his meticulous records, the fish man was invisible. He hustled for years in anonymity behind the seafood counter at Super 88 supermarket in Boston, serving up heaps of swordfish, salmon, and striped bass for $6 an hour. What customers did not know was that he earned less than the minimum wage, and that he was never paid overtime ... (Full article: 1253 words)

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