Imperial Sugar Settles Safety Violation Spat For $6M

Law360, New York (July 7, 2010, 4:25 PM EDT) -- Imperial Sugar Co. has agreed to pay $6 million to resolve a dispute over safety violations the U.S. Department of Labor uncovered after an explosion at the company's Georgia plant killed 14 employees in 2008.

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration announced Wednesday that it had submitted its agreement resolving its litigation with the Sugar Land, Texas-based maker of the Imperial and Dixie Crystals brands of sugar products to Judge Covette Rooney of the Occupational Safety and Health Review Commission.

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