EEOC's Thai Farmworker Mistreatment Claims Get Trimmed

Law360, New York (November 13, 2012, 9:23 PM EST) -- A Hawaiian federal judge last week trimmed the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission's lawsuit accusing farms that contracted with labor provider Global Horizons Inc. of mistreating Thai workers, saying the agency must abide by the 300-day statute of limitations even when it alleges a pattern or practice of discrimination.

U.S. District Judge Alan Ezra on Nov. 8 dismissed all claims stemming from any unlawful employment practices that allegedly occurred more than 300 days before a charge was filed with the EEOC. Global Horizons argued that under...
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