Monday, February 13, 2012

Roxana Wegeman: Workers sue over wages at Ark City slaughterhouse @ Wichita Eagle

Listen for Koch Libertarians to claim this was a violation of their vague notion of "economic freedom" and of course the capitalist's notion of "liberty."  [Excerpt" ... The lawsuit claims Creekstone Farms has a practice of paying hourly meat processing employees based on a principle of so-called gang time. It contends workers are typically paid only for the time that their assigned production lines are running, along with 10 minutes a day to put on their protective clothing. The suit also contends the company failed to pay overtime. ..." Read more at The Eagle.

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