Waiting and Hoping

Waiting and Hoping

Cortez Day Labor center a lifeline for those in need of work
Anna Bousquet
Jeff Schrage tosses cans into a bin for recycling at the Cortez Day Labor center. Schrage and a number of others, have consistently gone to day labor for weeks hoping to find work.
Day Labor 411

The Cortez Day Labor Center is located at 2405 E. Empire St., across Highway 145 in Cortez.
Information: Perspective employers and workers can contact the office at 565-9109.
Hours: 7 to 11 a.m. Monday-Friday
Workers are available for

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Waiting and Hoping

Anna Bousquet
Jeff Schrage tosses cans into a bin for recycling at the Cortez Day Labor center. Schrage and a number of others, have consistently gone to day labor for weeks hoping to find work.
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