Latest Settlement Announced for Mistreated Thai Farmworkers

Jun 3, 2014

EEOC regional attorney, Anna Park (at podium) briefs media on the settlement as (L to R) Honolulu EEOC director, Timothy Riera, district director, Rosa Viramontes, claimants, Likhit Yoo-on and Khamjuan Namwichai, and EEOC investigator Mimi Chu, look on.
Credit Wayne Yoshioka

A multi-million dollar settlement was announced today in the federal discrimination lawsuit on behalf of hundreds of immigrant Thai workers who were abused and mistreated by a labor contractor and local farms for 4 years.  HPR’s Wayne Yoshioka reports.