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Labor Dept. Alleges Discrimination By Cargill

The U.S. Labor Department says one of the nation’s largest meatpackers systematically discriminated against more than 4,000 qualified applicants who sought entry-level jobs at a turkey processing plant in Arkansas.

11/29/2011

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Labor Dept. Expands Enforcement Of Wage Violations

The Labor Department is signing agreements to share information with nine states and the Internal Revenue Service as it gets more aggressive in its program to crack down on businesses that cheat workers out of their hard-earned wages.

09/19/2011