600 Filipino construction workers hired to build casino-resort in Saipan

In Saipan, a casino resort in construction has recently hired close to 600 construction workers from the Philippines.

The workers arrived in Saipan — the largest island of the Northern Mariana Islands, a commonwealth of the United States — on H2-B visas to help build the Imperial Palace Resort and Casino.

The workers were hired by Imperial Pacific international, which has in the past has been accused of hiring contractors that violated workers contracts, paying less than minimum wage, according to the US Department of Labor.

According to the 2010 US census, more than 35 percent of Saipan’s population is of Filipino descent.

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  • Mario
    21 July 2018 at 4:03 pm - Reply

    Filipino laborers with H2-B visas, quaranteed 70% of the Pinoys will come and hide in the mainland onced they completed the project. Under Trump Administration infrastructural government projects will start before the 2020 Presidential election. Trump created 3.7 Million jobs since election. Right now there is already a labor shortage, fist time in US history, American workers have JOB CHOICES, 8 Million Americans having 2-3 jobs,due to availability of jobs. American workers, applies/worked with a another jobs until they will find out the jobs they enjoy and the jobs they will like.