Mexican Migrant Workers Want $5.2M From Sauerkraut Co.

Law360, Los Angeles (September 16, 2016, 8:17 PM EDT) — Workers fighting the world’s largest sauerkraut producer over state and federal migrant labor laws asked a Wisconsin federal court Thursday for about $5.2 million in damages after the company was found to have violated migrant labor laws in its dealings with dozens of Mexican workers.

In a submission for supplemental damages, Alejandro Jurado Jimenez and other workers said that despite Judge William C. Griesbach’s May decision, the workers have gotten no damages from GLK Foods LLC, no statement of their position and no response to the…

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