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DOL Clamps Down On 'Inhumane' Housing Of Farm Workers

Law360 (August 10, 2018, 4:45 PM EDT) -- A Florida-based produce company has agreed to provide its migrant farm workers with safe living conditions and unpaid back wages, after the U.S. Department of Labor found the company withheld wages and packed its Missouri workers into “inhumane” living environments, including housing them in a former jail.

Marin J. Corp. agreed Tuesday in a Missouri federal court to enter into a preliminary injunction with the DOL, barring the company from continuing to mistreat its temporary agricultural workers in violation of the H-2A program.

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Case Title

Acosta


Case Number

1:18-cv-00184

Court

Missouri Eastern

Nature of Suit

790(Labor: Other)

Date Filed

July 26, 2018

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