Global recruits teachers internationally -- largely from India -- and matches those teachers with school districts with hard-to-fill positions teaching math, science, special education and foreign language instruction. According to a number of teachers who spoke to the newspaper, Global has not followed federal regulations governing how foreign workers are to be paid.
The company has been fined in the past for similar labor violations and the Department of Labor has been looking into the company since late last year. Labor officials have not commented on the investigation.
In addition, the IRS has filed liens against the company for $2 million in unpaid taxes.
Paddy Sharma, the company founder, said she is in the process of selling the company, but the buyer has not been named.