Triumph will Use Photo Screening for Workers

1 decade 1 year 8 months ago Wednesday, March 21 2007 Mar 21, 2007 Wednesday, March 21, 2007 1:33:47 PM CDT March 21, 2007 in News
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ST. JOSEPH (AP) - Triumph Foods in St. Joseph will upgrade the screening process it uses to guard against illegal immigrants trying to get jobs. Triumph currently uses a program offered by the federal government to try and catch people using false identities when they apply for work. But company officials said Tuesday they would upgrade to a new program that will allow Triumph to review photos of people who hold permanent resident cards or temporary work permits to make sure faces and names match. The announcement comes about a month after police said a murder victim and a suspect in his death both used false identification to get jobs at Triumph. Patt Lilly, head of Triumph, said the pork plant will begin using the new program possibly as early as next week.

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