Child labor case tied to polygamous group in Utah-Arizona border town back in court
CLOSE The Department of Labor is looking for children who were not paid for picking pecans in a southern Utah orchard.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A company with ties to a polygamous sect on the Utah-Arizona border changed its name and defied an order to stop using child labor in construction jobs, U.S. Department of Labor attorneys alleged Monday.
The allegations, filed last September, are the latest wrinkle in a child labor case that dates to 2007. Federal prosecutors want the company found in contempt.
Testimony at Monday's evidentiary hearing included allegations that the company that changed... read more