Farm Co. Must Pay $146K In Temp Worker Wage Probe

Law360, New York (April 2, 2015, 1:58 PM EDT) -- A U.S. Department of Labor administrative law judge has ordered a New Jersey farm labor contractor to pay $146,000 in penalties for not paying 125 temporary workers minimum wages as required by federal labor law, the agency announced on Tuesday.

Administrative Law Judge Adele H. Odegard entered a default judgment on March 19 against farm labor contractor Heng Heng Agency Inc. and its owner Visith Oum and ordered them to pay $146,000 in penalties for violations of the Fair Labor Standards Act and the Migrant and...
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