Construction workers arrested for filing a workers compensation claim

Boston, MA- Jose Martin Paz Flores, fell from a work ladder, attempted to file for workers compensation, and was then arrested by I.C.E.

Flores’ employer Tara Construction did not have workers’ compensation insurance at the time, demonstrating how unscrupulous employers will use employers’ sanctions to evade labor laws and force workers to work under unsafe and unhealthy conditions. Read more from WBUR 90.9’s coverage here.

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