Six Hawaii Farms Sued For Discrimination Against Trafficked Thai Laborers

 Six Hawaii Farms Sued For Discrimination Against Trafficked Thai Laborers

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A federal agency that enforces equal employment laws has sued six Hawaii farms and a California-based labor contracting company, alleging they discriminated against Thai farm workers and forced them to endure more deplorable working conditions than other non-Thai workers.

Hawaii farms named in the civil lawsuit, filed Wednesday by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), included Captain Cook Coffee Company, Del Monte Fresh Produce, Kauai Coffee Company, Kelena Farms, MacFarms of Hawaii, and Maui Pineapple Farms.

Read more: civilbeat.com



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