Georgia Federal Judge Conditionally Certifies Wage-And-Hour Farm Worker Class

Georgia Federal Judge Conditionally Certifies Wage-And-Hour Farm Worker Class

STATESBORO, Ga. - A Georgia federal judge on Oct. 16 dismissed a national origin discrimination claim brought by a group of American seasonal farm workers but granted the workers' motion for conditional certification of their wage-and-hour claim in a lawsuit in which the workers claim that alien workers were paid more than American workers (Sherry Tomason, et al. v. R.T. Stanley, Jr., et al., No. 13-42, S.D. Ga.; 2013 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 148932).

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