A lawsuit alleges that a Washington berry giant used “a pattern of threats and intimidation” to manage its guest workers.
News Story (Washington)
February 1, 2018
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Tags: Farm and Migrant Workers
Organizations mentioned/involved: Columbia Legal Services (Washington State)
Now, two of these workers are part of a federal lawsuit that alleges the supervisors at the farm and its parent company routinely threatened and intimidated its H-2A employees into working under grueling conditions. The suit is seeking class action status to represent more than 600 H-2A workers who picked blueberries at Sarbanand.