The History of Flags & Wage Theft Recovery Win for Day Laborers
On this week’s episode of Just Love, Monsignor Kevin Sullivan talks about Flag Day and the ongoing wage theft of day laborers.
Tim Marshall is a British journalist, broadcaster and author of the 2017 book “A Flag Worth Dying For: The Power and Politics of National Symbols.” To highlight “Flag Day,” Tim Marshall talks about the history of flags themselves, the meaning and symbolism behind them, and how they have been used throughout history to unite and separate people.
Esmeralda Hoscoy is the Regional Director for Catholic Charities Community Services Regional Office in Younkers, New York where – among other programs – she oversees Catholic Charities Obresros Unidos Program. Esmeralda talks about the recent major wage theft recovery victory in Federal Court in White Plains, New York where three day labors weren’t paid for the jobs they did, and why this victory was so significant not only for the three day laborers and their families but for others who may have been victimized in a similar way.