Chicken farmers accuse processors of illegal "no poach" and wage suppression

Charles McConnell

26 February 2018

Chicken farmers accuse processors of illegal "no poach" and wage suppression

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A group of broiler chicken farmers in North Carolina has accused Koch Foods and Sanderson Farms of using an illegal no-poaching arrangement and other tactics to suppress farmers’ wages over a 10-year period.