According to a lawsuit filed in May against Scott County farmers Gene and Austin McKenzie by eight Mexican farm workers, this house in Stamping Ground is where some of the workers were assigned to live by the McKenzies in 2013. The lawsuit alleges many complaints, among them that the houses were not fit for occupancy, because of broken plumbing, little to no furniture, rats and insects, a lack of heat and no window screens. Photo by John Cheves | Staff
According to a lawsuit filed in May against Scott County farmers Gene and Austin McKenzie by eight Mexican farm workers, this house in Stamping Ground is where some of the workers were assigned to live by the McKenzies in 2013. The lawsuit alleges many complaints, among them that the houses were not fit for occupancy, because of broken plumbing, little to no furniture, rats and insects, a lack of heat and no window screens. Photo by John Cheves | Staff Herald-Leader
According to a lawsuit filed in May against Scott County farmers Gene and Austin McKenzie by eight Mexican farm workers, this house in Stamping Ground is where some of the workers were assigned to live by the McKenzies in 2013. The lawsuit alleges many complaints, among them that the houses were not fit for occupancy, because of broken plumbing, little to no furniture, rats and insects, a lack of heat and no window screens. Photo by John Cheves | Staff Herald-Leader

How a Scott County tobacco farm allegedly mistreated workers from Mexico

August 08, 2015 11:04 PM

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