Sauerkraut Co. Migrant Workers Look For Cert. In Wage Suit

Law360, New York (September 30, 2015, 5:53 PM EDT) -- A Haitian man who claims GLK Foods LLC, the world’s largest sauerkraut producer, underpaid migrant workers asked a federal judge Wednesday to certify a class of individuals who worked at the company's Wisconsin factory in 2011.

Andre Jean-Baptiste, who sued GLK in February, wants to represent dozens of migrant workers who were recruited in Florida and worked in the Bear Creek, Wisconsin, facility during the fall months, chopping, preparing and packaging cabbage.

Jean-Baptiste told U.S. District Judge William C. Griesbach he had met the various requirements...
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Case Title

Jean-Baptiste et al v. GLK Foods LLC


Case Number

1:15-cv-00636

Court

Wisconsin Eastern

Nature of Suit

Labor: Other

Judge

William C Griesbach

Date Filed

May 27, 2015

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