Thu., April 18, 2013 7:44pm
A group of farmworkers has sued one of the biggest producers of Vidalia onions, saying they were paid less than minimum wage and were paid less than foreign guest workers who worked alongside them. The federal lawsuit was filed by four American farmworkers and 16 of their former co-workers against Stanley Farms, LLC and its managers.
Tue., November 20, 2012 4:01pm
Georgia fell far in the so-called Great Recession that began in 2007 – so far that poor and middle-class Georgians are seeing income and wealth at the same levels as the early 1990s, according to a new analysis from the Georgia Budget and Policy Institute.
Fri., November 9, 2012 8:40am
Since 2007, few workers have seen pay raises. But the amount of money companies are spending on their benefits is growing. In fact, benefits climbed faster than pay from 2007 to 2010. Brandon Smith says that growth is more about companies doing damage control than it is finding ways to reward employees.
Wed., April 14, 2010 10:29am
Northwest Georgia-based Mohawk Industries has reached an $18 million settle