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DEPARTMENT OF LABOR: Sweet Potato Farm to Pay $105,000 in Back Wages and Penalties to Settle U.S. Department of Labor Lawsuit for H-2a Visa Program Violations

By Press release submission | Apr 30, 2019

To resolve a lawsuit filed with the Department of Labor's Office of Administrative Law Judges (OALJ), Earl Roy Farm of Louisiana LLC – based in Hessmer, Louisiana – has signed consent findings and will pay $71,611 in back wages to 76 employees, and $33,388 in civil money penalties.

Fight continues against changes to overtime wages, rule

By Noell Wolfgram Evans | Oct 13, 2016

BATON ROUGE — On Sept. 20, Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry joined his counterparts in 20 states in a lawsuit against the United States Department of Labor.

Orleans Parish worker alleges Flight Services & Systems breached labor law

By Carol Ostrow | Aug 19, 2015

An Orleans Parish man is suing his employer, alleging non-compliance with labor law in regard to workplace practices.

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