The New York Times: They Clean the Buildings Workers Are Fleeing. But Who’s Protecting Them?

Women on the Front Lines

It turned out that the Citigroup employees had not been exposed after all, and that there had been no real danger. It was a relief, but the situation was no less disheartening for Ms. Carrion, who emigrated from El Salvador five years ago to escape an abusive relationship. She said she had also come to the United States because it was a place where she felt everyone would get a fair chance to prosper. Now she has been questioning that.

“We should all be valued the same,” she said. “So who guarantees my safety?”

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