DOL Gets First Hearing Of ICE Contractor’s Wage Suit

Law360, Washington (December 21, 2015, 9:08 PM ET) — A New Jersey federal judge declined to wade into a wage spat between the U.S. Department of Labor and a prison company that contracts with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, saying Friday a DOL administrative law judge should hear the case instead.

U.S. District Judge Kevin McNulty said he lacked jurisdiction to the case, brought by CCA of Tennessee LLC, alleging the department unlawfully allowed a hearing to determine whether the collectively bargained wages for contracted employees should be increased in light of predecessor contracts and…

Source: Law360