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Immigration Law

FLSA Lawsuit Recovers Guestworker Wages: Fuentes Cordova v. R&A Oysters

SPLC, Mar. 17, 2016 - "A federal judge this week ordered a Gulf Coast seafood company to pay $30,000 to 18 guest workers whose wages were pushed below the minimum wage by their employer, resolving one of the claims in an SPLC lawsuit.  In a separate order last week, U.S. District Judge William H. Steele ruled that guest workers who faced retaliation after suing their employer, R&A Oyster Company, can take action under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)."