• California Inmates Are Being Paid $1 An Hour To Fight Massive Wildfire

    27 days ago - By News One

    Massive wildfires are raging in California and the state is in desperate need of help. Therefore, they are calling on inmates to fight the fires and they are only being paid $1 an hour.
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    According to CNBC , “The inmates are part of a volunteer firefighting program run by the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation. Inmates are paid $2 a day, and $1 an hour when fighting an active fire.” Over 200 inmates are helping and, in addition to being paid this deplorable amount per hour, Reason.com...
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  • Inmates fighting California blaze paid just $1 an hour

    Inmates fighting California blaze paid just $1 an hour

    27 days ago - By New York Post

    Some 200 California inmates are helping to combat the Camp Fire in Butte County that has killed nearly 30 people and left 228 unaccounted for since it began last Thursday, CNBC reported. The California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation has a program that pays the inmates $1 an hour to fight active fires and...
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