Disaster Work Is Often Carried Out By Prisoners – For As Little As 14 Cents An Hour

Disaster Work Is Often Carried Out By Prisoners – For As Little As 14 Cents An Hour

inmates wearing bright orange fire fighting uniforms walk through smoke

A Texas A&M social scientist says incarcerated workers play a large role in disaster response, from making sandbags to helping contain wildfires.

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Source: TAMU News