farmworker exploitation

We have written before about the EEOC’s announced intent, as per its Strategic Enforcement Plan (“SEP”), to protect “vulnerable” workers.  We said on June 5, 2014: “‘The most vulnerable
Continue Reading Sexually Harassed, Vulnerable Farm Workers Subject Of New EEOC Suit

It was a little disturbing and confusing to us that the EEOC jumped the gun in announcing a settlement in the Hawaiian farm labor case and was dealt a blow
Continue Reading Why Did The EEOC Prematurely Announce A Settlement Only To Be Slapped Down By The Court?

For quite awhile we have reported about the EEOC’s targets as set forth in its Strategic Enforcement Plan (“SEP), and noted that “vulnerable worker” abuse and religious discrimination were
Continue Reading EEOC Obtains $1.2 Million For Abused Farm Workers; $100,000 For Muslim Forbidden To Wear Head Scarf

Last year we discussed a number of cases brought by the EEOC against employers relating to harassment of farmworkers — the most vulnerable workers, according to the EEOC’s strategic enforcement
Continue Reading EEOC Re-Commits To Protect “Most Vulnerable” Workers And Settles Utah Case For Record $450,000