Shrimp processors fighting proposed H2-B pay raises
by Wally Northway
Published: October 2,2011
Shrimp processors along the Mississippi Gulf Coast have filed for injunctive relief in federal court in an effort to block a proposed rule change by the U.S. Department of Labor in determining wages paid under the department’s H2-B guest-worker program.
A late September decision by the Labor Department to delay the new wage-determining rule has the Biloxi-based American Shrimp Processors Association’s (ASPA’s) court action in limbo, but processors are still angry over the…
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