Apr 8, 2014
Federal judge rejects farmer’s claim that migrant workers are independent contractors

A federal judge ordered a Copemish farmer to stop classifying migrant workers as independent contractors as a way to avoid paying minimum wage.

U.S. District Judge Gordon Quist also ordered Daryl Howes Farms to comply with record-keeping requirements and housing standards required under federal law, and to stop interfering with investigators. mLive

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