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May 4th, 2022
Company Fined $155K for Poultry Plant Leak that Followed Deadly Previously Incident
Foundation Food Group, which owns the Gainesville, GA plant, was previously fined nearly $600,000 for the prior January ammonia leak that killed six workers.
Sep 15th, 2021
Louisiana Seafood Distributor Pays $139K in Backwages to 100 Workers
Acadia Processors failed to pay employees required incentives and bonuses for overtime work.
Aug 31st, 2021
Order Bars Bakery, Owner from Retaliating Against Workers Amid Wage Probe
A Connecticut bakery owner reportedly threatened to terminate employees and report them to immigration authorities if they cooperated with the investigation.
Aug 23rd, 2021
Grain Handling Co-op Fined $303K After Silo Engulfment Incident
Two workers were clearing a grain bin in February when soybeans collapsed and one of them was engulfed up to their waist.
Aug 10th, 2021
North Carolina Melon Farm Contractor Pays $21K in Back Wages, Penalties
Violations included not providing required kitchen facilities or meals, insufficient wages and housing workers in overcrowded living quarters.
Aug 6th, 2021
Missouri Grain Facility Fined $216K for Safety Violations after Dust Explosion
The incident severely injured a worker, which OSHA says wouldn't have happened if industry standards were followed.
Jun 30th, 2021
US Foods to Pay $160K to Resolve Hiring Discrimination Case at IL Facility
A routine compliance inspection found the foodservice distributor discriminated against 114 female and black job applicants during 2018-2019.
Jun 29th, 2021
Greenhouse Tomato Supplier Pays $337K in Backwages to 117 Workers
The DoL says Backyard Farms dismissed US temporary workers in favor of foreign workers.
Apr 1st, 2021
DoL Issues Final H-2A Modernization Rule for Temporary Ag Labor
The rule mandates electronic filing of job orders and applications, bringing the H-2A application process into the digital era.
Jan 18th, 2021
Oregon Ag Operators Pay 11K in Back Wages to Workers Denied COVID Sick Leave
Three operators wrongly denied paying sick leave to employees whose healthcare providers advised them to self-quarantine following possible COVID-19 exposure.
Dec 17th, 2020
Louisiana Crawfish Processor Pays $43K in Back Wages to 55 Workers
Two companies with the same owner failed to provide after some workers tested positive for COVID-19.
Dec 8th, 2020