Tuesday, September 1, 2009

They even shortchange their own employees

In February, CCA settled a class-action suit involving over 30,000 employees who weren't compensated for a lot of the extra work and overtime they put in. CCA successfully had the settlement sealed by the court, but thanks to the diligent efforts of Prison Legal News, the settlement was unsealed yesterday to reveal that CCA had withheld more than $7 million in back pay from their employees (and that only includes $100 per employee per year worked).

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