Turkey Co. Ordered To Pay Workers $1.7M In FLSA Suit

Law360, New York (April 28, 2011, 4:13 PM EDT) -- An Iowa federal judge has ruled that Hill Country Farms Inc. illegally underpaid its intellectually disabled workers and ordered the company to pay them $1.76 million in back wages and damages, the U.S. Department of Labor announced Wednesday.

U.S. District Court Judge Judge Harold D. Vietor granted partial summary judgment to the DOL on April 21, finding that Hill Country, which did business as Henry's Turkey Service, willfully violated the Fair Labor Standards Act by paying 31 disabled workers $65 a month in cash wages, even...
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Case Information

Case Title

Solis v. Hill Country Farms, Inc. et al

Case Number



Iowa Southern

Nature of Suit

Labor: Fair Standards


Harold D. Vietor

Date Filed

November 16, 2009


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