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Kentucky buyer faces H-2A program debarment over violations

|June 16th, 2021|

A Kentucky tobacco and hemp farm will pay $39,186 for violations of the H-2A temporary agricultural workers program and is debarred from the program for three years, the US Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division reported.
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Media company and staffing buyer settles IC case for $4 million

|August 26th, 2020|

Vox Media Inc. agreed to pay $4 million to settle an independent contractor misclassification case that involved sports bloggers in California and New Jersey.

Staffing client to pay $85,000 in sexual harassment case involving temps

|August 26th, 2020|

An Illinois staffing buyer will pay $85,000 in penalties and discontinue retaliation against temporary workers who filed sexual harassment complaints, the Illinois attorney general announced.