Sunday, June 12, 2011

Egg processor fires 90 illegal workers

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) - A Saranac egg processor fired one-third of it workforce last week for failing to provide proper documenation.

About 90 employees lost their jobs at Herbruck's following a crackdown by the federal government on employers hiring illegal immigrants.

Like many employers, Herbruck's was audited by the US Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) and was red-flagged for a number of applications. ICE told the company it had to prove the citizenship of those workers or risk being prosecuted...[Full Article]