LA COURTS' SENTENCED WORKERS FACE MISTREATMENT
News by Editorial Team 17 Oct 2019
Los Angeles courts force nearly 1,00,000 people to do weeks and months of community service, new research from the University of California says. Court-mandated community service accounts for nearly 8m hours of unpaid work over a year, which is equivalent to 4,900 paid jobs. These workers face sexual harassment, abuse, injuries or other forms of mistreatment, but have few options, the research said.