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Disabled Iowa Workers Were Exploited

posted on April 26, 2013 at 2:23 PM

Employees of Henry's Turkey Service engaged in "shocking and disturbing employment actions" that violated not only the Americans with Disabilities Act. Full Story

Texas Firm Disputes Treatment of Disabled Workers

posted on June 12, 2009 at 8:06 PM

GOLDTHWAITE, Texas (AP) — The co-owner of a Texas business that hired out dozens of mentally disabled workers to work in turkey processing plants in Iowa says the firm didn't violate labor laws. Full Story

Texas Firm That Housed Disabled Faces Iowa Fines

posted on May 29, 2009 at 8:05 PM

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — A Texas labor contractor that employed and cared for dozens of mentally disabled men who worked at an eastern Iowa meatpacker faces $900,000 in state fines for alleged labor-law violations. Full Story

Iowa Probes Plant That Employed Mentally Retarded

posted on February 13, 2009 at 8:02 PM

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - State inspectors have shut down a building that housed mentally retarded men brought from Texas to work in a West Liberty turkey processing plant. Full Story

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