Workers' rights in Boston restaurants

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Stavros Papantoniadis, the owner of the Dorchester pizza joint Stash’s, was arrested last week under disturbing allegations of abuse towards his undocumented workers. He’s also charged with one account of forced labor in federal court.

The allegations at Stash’s are extreme. But worker mistreatment is more common than one might think. Pablo Carrasco is an attorney for Justice At Work, a Boston-based advocacy organization that offers support to low-wage workers. He joins The Common to talk about some of the ways workers are often exploited and mistreated, as well as resources for those who feel they may be experiencing abuse.

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