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Raided California Company Sued in Wage & Hour Class Action for Mistreating Undocumented Workers

In Breaking News on September 1, 2010 at 6:22 am

Business Week reports that civil rights lawyers filed a federal lawsuit Tuesday against Terra Universal Inc., a government contractor that was the target of an immigration raid this summer, accusing the company of bilking illegal workers out of pay and violating their rights.  The civil suit alleges that Terra Universal and its owner denied illegal immigrant workers overtime and sick pay and discriminated against them because of their visa status. Read the rest of this entry »

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Rep. Linda Sanchez Introduces Legislation to Extend Minimum Wage and Overtime Protections to Home Care Workers

In Wage & Hour Legislation on August 3, 2010 at 9:54 am
DETROIT -  JANUARY 4: U.S. Rep. Linda Sanchez ...
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This week, Rep. Linda Sanchez (D-CA) introduced legislation that would extend the federal minimum wage and overtime protections of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) to most home care workers.  See the report from The Hill.

By CHARLES H. JUNG

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