Packers Sanitation Services Inc

Another contract cleaning service for the food sector, especially the meat industry, has been caught with child labor violations. The frequency of child labor in the industry surfaced last year when 13 meat plants in eight states contracting with Packers Sanitation Services paid fines totaling $1.5 million for putting children

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More child labor violations appear to be on the horizon for the regulated meat industry,

Perdue Farms and Tyson Foods are reportedly under renewed federal scrutiny for possible illegal child labor practices.

Packers Sanitation Services, Tyson Foods contract cleaning agent, was earlier fined $90,828 for using child labor at Tyson’s

Continue Reading Food company violations of child labor laws appear to keep on coming

If Homeland Security is investigating the meat industry for human trafficking as was reported, it could be a long time before anything specific about that is known. But the Labor Department has now imposed monetary penalties totaling $1.5 million on a labor contractor who placed more than 100 children into

Continue Reading Paid fines indicate meat industry’s use of child labor is more widespread than previously known

A preliminary injunction that prevents a labor contracting firm from providing child labor to JBS in Grand Island, NE, has been extended to Dec. 7. The preliminary injunction is against Wisconsin-based Packers Sanitation Services Inc. Ltd.

Secretary of Labor Martin J. Walsh on Nov. 9, 2022, sued Packers Sanitation alleging

Continue Reading Temporary Restraining Order extended in child labor case involving large meat company

Children working overnight at the JBS meat packing plant in Grand Island, Nebraska were required to clock in and out of their shifts by entering their ID number into a biometric time lock. The time clock takes pictures of each employee’s face, using facial recognition technology to log in and

Continue Reading Unlikely that child labor at JBS went un-noticed by world’s largest meat company

JBS S.A. — the Brazilian company that is the largest meat processing company in the world — has some key JBS USA food safety jobs to fill after being caught using child contractors for overnight sanitation services.

The jobs are open because federal Judge John M. Gerrard has signed a

Continue Reading JBS caught using child labor for food safety services; contractor called into federal court