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Investigation finds horse facility owner housed workers in stables, cheated on wages

by Kate Bradshaw

Workers at a prestigious Menlo Park horse training center and a second facility owned by the same person were denied minimum wage and overtime pay for years while the owner housed workers in converted stables without running potable water and took kickbacks on their visa fees, according to an investigation by the U.S. Department of Labor's Wage and Hour Division.

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