The suit claims 44 Eastern European and Mongolian immigrants regularly worked at three Fairfield Resorts Inc. time shares up to 85 hours per week as housekeepers and landscapers beginning in August 2002 and were never paid overtime.What do you want to bet that those "immigrants" are in fact illegal aliens? While there's the possibility that they were legal workers, the fact that their employer - whoever it may turn out ultimately to be - felt safe in allegedly abusing them would seem to indicate that they were here in somewhat shady circumstances.
The workers had to pay a deposit to start their jobs, weren't paid for three weeks of work in the spring of 2005, and have been harassed and threatened since they sought legal help, according to the lawsuit. Fairfield is named in the lawsuit as well as five companies and two men.
But Gary Clifton, CEO of Ambassador Solutions Inc. and Proline Management Corporation - Missouri contracting companies named in the lawsuit - said Friday he never directly employed the Williamsburg-area workers...
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