Wages Improved At Swift Plants After 2006 Raids Picked Up Illegal Workers

Mar 19, 2009 Full story: nebraska.statepaper.com 31

Wages increased in at least four Swift meatpacking plants, including one Grand Island, after the feds raided six Swift facilities around the country in 2006 and rounded up hundreds of workers who were in the United States illegally, according to a report from the Center for Immigration studies.

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“Natural laws have no pity”

Since: May 07

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#1 Mar 19, 2009
This says it all!!!

All facilities resumed production on the same day as the raids. All returned to full production within five months. This is an indication that the plants could operate at full capacity without the presence of illegal workers.
an american

Tallahassee, FL

#2 Mar 19, 2009
ok Nancy Peeolcy raids work
Outstanding

Littleton, CO

#3 Mar 19, 2009
Absolutely and I don't remember meat prices going up as was predicted. Prices have increased gradually due to petroleum-based packaging products and freight charges.
Glory

La Puente, CA

#4 Mar 19, 2009
This just goes to prove the illegal lovers have no basis to claim that America can't do without illegals. It also shows that Americans will do the jobs that illegals are doing, and gee....surprise surprise, the company is willing to pay decent wages.
No More

Stanton, CA

#5 Mar 19, 2009
Glory wrote:
This just goes to prove the illegal lovers have no basis to claim that America can't do without illegals. It also shows that Americans will do the jobs that illegals are doing, and gee....surprise surprise, the company is willing to pay decent wages.
To bad this isn't done in Southern Califo-Mexico....The biggest "ILLEGAL LOVER" here is Villa-Grossa and he won't let anything or anyone interfere with his "BELOVED ILLEGALS".....AMERICAN JOBS for AMERICAN WORKER'S.......
john

Shawnee Mission, KS

#6 Mar 19, 2009
Glory wrote:
This just goes to prove the illegal lovers have no basis to claim that America can't do without illegals. It also shows that Americans will do the jobs that illegals are doing, and gee....surprise surprise, the company is willing to pay decent wages.
Bring on the raids.
john

Shawnee Mission, KS

#7 Mar 19, 2009
Illegals have trashed Grand Island NE. Read the local paper and 90 percent plus of the DWI and violent crimes are libeanos/hispanix. The Asians that worked at the kill plant 30-40 years old didn't cause problems.
john

Shawnee Mission, KS

#8 Mar 19, 2009
Does the taxes paid by Swift cover the cost of all the non-English speaking 3rd world worker children in public schools? All the ESL programs and problems.

Report and deport for higher wages!
Outstanding

Littleton, CO

#9 Mar 19, 2009
john wrote:
<quoted text>Bring on the raids.
John: google: oregon magazine, nancy pelosi. look for 2/19/09 article......

“PlainThoughtsDel iveredRoughly”

Since: Aug 07

TheUniverseBendsTowardsJustice

#10 Mar 19, 2009
john wrote:
Illegals have trashed Grand Island NE. Read the local paper and 90 percent plus of the DWI and violent crimes are libeanos/hispanix. The Asians that worked at the kill plant 30-40 years old didn't cause problems.
Nor do the Sudanees or the Vietnamese ...
She Be Me

United States

#11 Mar 19, 2009
Agent of Chaos wrote:
This says it all!!!
All facilities resumed production on the same day as the raids. All returned to full production within five months. This is an indication that the plants could operate at full capacity without the presence of illegal workers.
It also exposes the LIE Illegal aliens only do work American won't do.
Outstanding

Littleton, CO

#12 Mar 19, 2009
Just on Fox News:
Jerry Kammer. Since 1980 meat packing plants hourly wages decreased 45%. I don't remember the price of meat decreasing.

“Illegals are not immigrants...”

Since: Apr 07

Mid-south, USA

#13 Mar 19, 2009
Gee, you mean companies can actually thrive without utilizing illegals' services? Well, now, where are all of the pro-illegals who foretold all the doom and gloom that would be the end result to these raids? Another plus to also consider is that the people who are handling our foodstuffs are not infested with TB, hepatitis and MRSA.
Glory

La Puente, CA

#14 Mar 20, 2009
john wrote:
<quoted text>Bring on the raids.
I agree. If we were in another country violating their immigration laws,you and I both know that we would experience a hell of alot more than just a raid. Most likely prison, then being shot for violating their immigration laws.

“PlainThoughtsDel iveredRoughly”

Since: Aug 07

TheUniverseBendsTowardsJustice

#15 Mar 20, 2009
http://www.theindependent.com/ you can chat live now about this
bigpinky

Richton Park, IL

#16 Mar 20, 2009
i wonder how many americans lined up for those jobs after the raids. in illinois, they raided a factory and the next day, hundreds of people were lined up trying to get those jobs. americans will do any job they can get!
truth really hurts

Norcross, GA

#17 Mar 20, 2009
bigpinky wrote:
i wonder how many americans lined up for those jobs after the raids. in illinois, they raided a factory and the next day, hundreds of people were lined up trying to get those jobs. americans will do any job they can get!
Oh sure, they'll do the job until they get their first paycheck then they'll go back to selling meth out of their trailer.
truth really hurts

Norcross, GA

#18 Mar 20, 2009
cudzuqueen wrote:
Gee, you mean companies can actually thrive without utilizing illegals' services? Well, now, where are all of the pro-illegals who foretold all the doom and gloom that would be the end result to these raids? Another plus to also consider is that the people who are handling our foodstuffs are not infested with TB, hepatitis and MRSA.
I feel so much safer knowing that islamic, Somalian refugees with an attitude are working in our food service industry.
bigpinky

Richton Park, IL

#19 Mar 21, 2009
truth really hurts wrote:
<quoted text>
Oh sure, they'll do the job until they get their first paycheck then they'll go back to selling meth out of their trailer.
that just might be true in georgia
john

Shawnee Mission, KS

#20 Mar 21, 2009
If you would like to report child abuse by illegals try:
Childhelp® USA National Child Abuse Hotline
1-800-4-A-CHILD®
(1-800-422-4453)
TDD: 1-800-2-A-CHILD

The Federal government has no power in state child abuse cases.

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