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HOUSTON (AP) — Waste Management has agreed to pay the federal government $5.5 million to settle allegations that it made a practice of using labor in the U.S. illegally.
The U.S. Attorney’s Office in Houston said Wednesday that a Waste Management subsidiary employed at least three managers at a West Texas waste site who actively encouraged the hiring of workers in the country illegally between 2003 and April 2012.
The article goes on to state the following:
Homeland Security investigators found 16 such workers at the Afton, Texas, site. At least 100 workers in company records were verified as fraudulently documented or using identities not belonging to them.
Waste Management to pay $5.5 million over immigrant labor https://t.co/suhrRQtf8A
— mySA Business News (@mySA_business) August 30, 2018
US v Martinez: #5thCir affirms convictions for immigration crimes & #IdentityTheft stemming from participation in efforts to recruit/retain undocumented #immigrants for employment at #Houston‘s #WasteManagement Inc #criminallaw #appellatetwitter https://t.co/CzGcxId7ks pic.twitter.com/a8b21Mm6JU
— BAFFC (@BAFFC) August 22, 2018
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