Tyson Hearing Continued Until Next Month

US - U.S. District Court Judge Curtis Collier said he will continue a hearing next month in which attorneys for Tyson Foods are seeking to prevent an economist from testifying that hiring illegal immigrants depressed wages at eight poultry plants.
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Dr.George Borjas, an economics professor at Harvard University, testified for a class of former Tyson workers that hiring illegal immigrants allowed Tyson to save about $25 million at eight plants over eight years.

However, Dr. Henry Farber, an economics professor at Princeton University, testified for Tyson that Dr. Borjas' methodology and subsequent conclusions are unreliable.

Source: TimesFreePress.com

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