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on July 6, 2022

DOL: Mississippi poultry plants violated fair labor law

"Wages are low and violations are all too common," said the U.S. Department of Labor in regards to poultry plants illegally reducing employee wages

After an investigation of two Mississippi A&B Foods and PH Food poultry processing plants, the U.S. Department of Labor has determined the company violated the Fair Labor Standards Act and has recovered $285,848 in back wages for 313 employees.

The Fair Labor Standards Act establishes minimum wage, overtime pay, recordkeeping…

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