Fla. Farm Wants EEOC Suit Tossed, Says Charges Invalid

Law360, New York (October 3, 2016, 5:12 PM EDT) — A Miami-based farm and food company urged a Florida federal judge Friday to dismiss an Equal Employment Opportunity Commission complaint lodged on behalf of allegedly mistreated immigrant employees, saying a Guatemalan woman at the core of the dispute never gave the agency sworn testimony because she doesn’t speak English.

Glaser Organic Farms claims a requirement for bringing a Title VII lawsuit is for the charging party to allege a factual basis for the charges under oath but says kitchen employee Debora Velasquez didn’t understand what was…

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