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Del Monte settles trafficking suit with federal agency

By Gregg K. Kakesako

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Nov 19, 2013

~~<p>The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission reached a $1.2 million settlement with a former Kunia farm in a human trafficking lawsuit involving more than 150 Thai farmworkers.</p>
<p>The settlement, covering workers imported from Thailand from 2003 to 2005 by Del Monte Fresh Produce, was announced Monday by the EEOC in Los Angeles, which has described the case as the largest involving human trafficking in agriculture.</p>
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The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission reached a $1.2 million settlement with a former Kunia farm in a human trafficking lawsuit involving more than 150 Thai farmworkers.

The settlement, covering workers imported from Thailand from 2003 to 2005 by Del Monte Fresh Produce, was announced Monday by the EEOC in Los Angeles, which has described the case as the largest involving human trafficking in agriculture. Login for more...



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