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Employees file charge alleging racism, discrimination from Digi-Key project subcontractor


September 25, 2019

THIEF RIVER FALLS, Minn. — Three current or former employees filed a civil rights charge against the subcontractor managing the Digi-Key Expansion Project in Thief River Falls.

The workers said the subcontractor, Millennium Concrete, discriminated against minorities and immigrants by underpaying them for hours worked and punishing them for speaking to a union organizer. The charge was filed Monday, Sept. 23, with the Minnesota Department of Human Rights.


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