The Appeal podcast explores the conditions for incarcerated workers and what is being done about it. Many states pay incarcerated workers just 20, 30, or 40 cents per hour—and some don’t pay them at all. But incarcerated workers also have virtually no labor rights or civil rights when it comes to battling discrimination based on race, religion, gender, and other protected classes. Adam H. Johnson speaks with journalist Sessi Kuwabara Blanchard about the conditions for incarcerated workers.
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