Saipan OFWs win discrimination suit

GARAPAN, Saipan – Adelyn Lubrico, an overseas Filipino worker in the US island of Saipan, was pregnant when she was fired from her job in 2006 as a quality control checker at a now defunct garment factory owned by the L&T Group of Companies in the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands (CNMI).

Lubrico’s fellow OFWs working in garment factories under the same group of companies were forced to work and eat in segregated facilities, denied adequate housing and, after they complained, were all replaced by Chinese workers.

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