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Justice Department accuses poultry processors of underpaying workers for decades | CNN Business

Justice Department accuses poultry processors of underpaying workers for decades | CNN Business

New York CNN Business  —  Major US poultry processors engaged in a 20-year-long conspiracy to suppress worker pay, the Department of Justice alleged Monday. The processors — Cargill, Wayne Farms and Sanderson Farms — allegedly worked with a data consulting firm to exchange information about pay, ultimately robbing workers of the opportunity to earn competitive …

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Justice Department accuses poultry processors of underpaying workers for decades

Justice Department accuses poultry processors of underpaying workers for decades

The processors — Cargill, Wayne Farms and Sanderson Farms — allegedly worked with a data consulting firm to exchange information about pay, ultimately robbing workers of the opportunity to earn competitive wages, according to the civil antitrust suit filed by the Department of Justice. The poultry companies agreed to a settlement of nearly $85 million …

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