Koch Foods Pays $3.75M To Settle EEOC Discrimination Row

By Tiffany Hu (August 1, 2018, 4:27 PM EDT) -- Koch Foods of Mississippi LLC has agreed to pay $3.75 million to settle two discrimination suits brought by 11 employees and the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, ending an eight-year legal battle over claims that the poultry processing company subjected its Hispanic plant workers to harassment and abuse.

U.S. District Judge Daniel P. Jordan III issued a consent decree Tuesday ordering Koch Foods to pay the $3.75 million to resolve the allegations Hispanic workers at a poultry plant in Morton, Mississippi, were subjected to routine sexual harassment and abuse based on their national origin and sex. By settling the two consolidated...

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