Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Perdue Farms
Current Parent Company: 
Perdue
Penalty: 
$305,235
Year: 
2000
Date: 
November 3, 2000
Primary Offense: 
wage and hour violation
Secondary Offense: 
Fair Labor Standards Act
Violation Description: 

A court action resulted in an order requiring Perdue Farms to pay $241,102 in back overtime pay and an additional $64,133 in interest to 177 workers who worked on chicken catching crews at the poultry processor's Lewiston, N.C. plant.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Labor Department Wage and Hour Division
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
Facility State: 
North Carolina
Facility City: 
Lewiston
HQ Country of Parent: 
USA
HQ State of Parent: 
Maryland
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
privately held
Major Industry of Parent: 
food products
Specific Industry of Parent: 
poultry processing
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Parent company note: 
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