Department of Labor Hits Wal-Mart Supplier With Hundreds of Thousands in Fines

By: Wednesday July 25, 2012 11:00 am

Following up on a previous item, the US Department of Labor has cited C.J.’s Seafood of Breaux Bridge, Louisiana, and instructed them to pay a series of fines, as well as back wages to a group of guest workers the company abused with harsh, illegal working conditions. The incident is notable because C.J.’s Seafood was [...]

Report Confirms Guest Worker Abuse at Wal-Mart Supplier

By: Thursday June 21, 2012 11:49 am

Speaking of temporary agricultural guest workers, a program which Mitt Romney would like to expand by removing red tape, I have an update on that Wal-Mart supplier, C.J.’s Seafood, engaged in forced labor of undocumented immigrants at a seafood processing plant in Louisiana. You’ll recall that Wal-Mart initially denied any misconduct at its supplier, saying [...]