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Midwest Meat Plant Cleaning Service Fined $1.5M for Hiring Minors

Mar 20 2023 // One of the country’s largest cleaning services for food processing companies employed more than 100 children in dangerous jobs at 13 meatpacking plants across the country, the U.S. Department of Labor said in early...

Minnesota Meat Processing Company Accused of Employing Minors

Mar 17 2023 // A meat processing company in Minnesota employed children as young as 13 to work in hazardous conditions, such as operating meat grinders, while they worked overnight shifts and longer hours than allowed by law, the...

$1 Million Settlement in Class Action over Immigration Raid at Tenn. Meat Plant

Mar 2 2023 // A federal judge has approved a settlement of more than $1 million in a class action lawsuit that challenged a federal immigration raid at an eastern Tennessee meatpacking plant where about 100 people were arrested. The...

Latino Workers at Tennessee Meat Plant Reach $1.2M Settlement in Immigration Raid

Feb 28 2023 // Latino workers at a Tennessee meat processing plant have reached a $1.2 million settlement in a lawsuit over a 2018 immigration raid in which they were “targeted by federal agents” because of their ethnicity,...

Midwest Meat Plant Cleaning Service Fined $1.5M for Hiring Minors

Feb 22 2023 // MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – One of the country’s largest cleaning services for food processing companies employed more than 100 children in dangerous jobs at 13 meatpacking plants across the country, the U.S. Department of...

Lawsuit Accuses Largest U.S. Meat Producers of Wage Fixing

Nov 18 2022 // Three meat plant workers have filed a federal lawsuit accusing 11 of the United States’ largest beef and pork producers of conspiring to depress wages and benefits. The lawsuit, filed in federal court in Denver on...

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