In June, four Hawaii growers agreed to pay $2.4 million to settle claims related to the growers’ use of Thai H2-A visa workers supplied by farm labor contractor Global Horizons. The EEOC, which filed suit on behalf of the Thai workers, alleged that Global Horizons misled impoverished Thai workers to pay high registration fees to
Company executives with workplace difficulties turn to Hillary for strategic guidance in employment litigation and counseling. She spends a large portion of her time providing representation to numerous other clients in the industry, including other food manufacturers, grocery establishments and restaurants. Hillary’s experience includes labor arbitrations and employment-related litigation regarding Title VII, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA), the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), and Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).