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Peri & Sons must pay $2.338 million in back wages

Yerington-based onion grower Peri & Sons has agreed to pay a total of $2.338 million in back wages to 1,365 workers, along with a civil money penalty of $500,000, for violations under the temporary agricultural worker visa program.

U.S. Department of Labor Administrative Law Judge Steven Berlin in San Francisco signed the order granting the consent findings.

"We are pleased to have reached this record agreement to pay workers the wages and expenses they are due," said Secretary of Labor Hilda L. Solis. "In order for the H-2A program to operate as intended, all employers must comply with the law." …

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