Board Remands Wage Case Involving H-2A Employers

Law360, New York (October 3, 2016, 11:54 PM EDT) — The Labor Department’s Administrative Review Board remanded a case involving the H-2A temporary guestworker program Friday so that a lower judge can figure out if any of the roughly 150 U.S. workers on one agricultural company’s payroll were also employed by another labor agency.

The agencies employ both U.S. workers and foreign workers with H-2A visas, and one was accused of underpaying the U.S. workers. 

A three-judge review board panel kicked back the case against Seasonal Ag Services Inc., an Iowa-based agricultural employment company, to allow…

Source: Law360