Preventing worker exploitation protecting individuals with disabilities and other vulnerable populations : hearing of the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions, United States Senate, One Hundred Eleventh Congress, first session, on examining preventing worker exploitation, focusing on protecting individuals with disabilities and other vulnerable populations, March 9, 2009. by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.

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SeriesS. hrg -- 111-151
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