KRGV – Migrant Workers File Lawsuit Against Food Company

Dozens of Valley workers claim Pioneer Hi-Bred International violated their federal rights when it underpaid them and forced them to work in fields that were being sprayed with pesticides.

The 40 workers filed a lawsuit against the company in a federal court. They’re not the first ones either. The company has faced several lawsuits dating back to 1979.

Every year, thousands of migrant workers travel north looking for work. Their jobs are hard and their pay is low.

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