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Staffing Company Ordered to Pay Back Wages to H-1B Employees

Staffing and other companies that hire nonimmigrant workers through the H-1B program must remember to pay its nonimmigrant employees the required wage rate throughout their employment, even during breaks between staffing assignments. Failure to do so may result in significant back pay awards, as...

FMLA Back Pay Includes Overtime

In Pagan-Colon v. Walgreens of San Patricio , 2012 U.S. App. LEXIS 18595 [ enhanced version available to Lexis.com subscribers ], the First Circuit held as a matter of first impression that an award of back pay under the FMLA includes overtime. A jury entered judgment in favor of the plaintiff on his...