Private company pays $8 million in back wages, benefits to staff at California-based prison

  • by: GILLIAN FLACCUS , Associated Press
  • Updated: August 19, 2014 - 11:15 PM

LOS ANGELES — The nation's largest private prison company, Corrections Corp. of America, has paid more than $8 million in back wages and benefits to current and former employees guarding federal inmates at a prison in California City, officials with the U.S. Department of Labor said Tuesday.

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