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16 May 2012

US: Sexual Violence, Harassment of Immigrant Farmworkers

Author: Human Rights Watch

Hundreds of thousands of immigrant farmworker women and girls in the United States face a high risk of sexual violence and sexual harassment in their workplaces because US authorities and employers fail to protect them adequately, Human Rights Watch...

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4 October 2002

Iowa Harassment Suit Settled for $1.5M [USA]

Author: HR Daily News

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has announced a $1,525,000 settlement of an employment discrimination lawsuit against DeCoster Farms. The EEOC had pursued the suit on behalf of women who alleged they were subjected to sexual...

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2 March 2002

Auburn woman sues egg farm [Maine, USA]

Author: Lisa Chmelecki, Sun Journal [Lewiston, Maine]

The safety of workers at the former DeCoster Egg Farms is once again being questioned. An Auburn woman who was hired to serve as a liaison to the Spanish-speaking employees claims that she was fired after reporting unsafe working conditions, including...

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