DuPont Migrant Workers Drop Wage Suit

Law360, New York (May 19, 2015, 4:28 PM EDT) -- A group of 19 migrant agricultural workers who settled with a DuPont Co. unit that allegedly shorted them on pay and forced them to live in overcrowded motels while working at an Indiana corn farm, told a Texas federal judge on Tuesday that they wanted to drop their suit.

The conditions of the deal between the workers and Pioneer Hi-Bred International Inc. were not disclosed, and attorneys for the parties did not immediately return a request for comment Tuesday. A joint status report filed April 30 said the parties informed the court of their mediated settlement on March 27.

The plaintiffs’...

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