Feds accuse Cargill of hiring discrimination

The U.S. Department of Labor claims women were less likely to be hired and Asian men were favored over other applicants at its meatpacking plant in Arkansas. Federal officials want to cancel Cargill's existing government contracts
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The U.S. Department of Labor claims women were less likely to be hired and Asian men were favored over other applicants at its meatpacking plant in Arkansas. Federal officials want to cancel Cargill's existing government contracts

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