Growers Win Injunction Against DOL Over H-2A Rule

Law360, New York (June 30, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A federal judge has granted a group of growers' associations a preliminary injunction against the U.S. Department of Labor, preventing the DOL from temporarily suspending a rule related to foreign agricultural workers hired under H-2A visas.

Judge William Osteen Jr. of the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of North Carolina ruled Monday that the DOL would suffer relatively little harm from the injunction, and that the plaintiffs would suffer irreparable harm in the absence of an injunction.

The plaintiffs sued the DOL, along with...
To view the full article, register now.
Law360 Pro Say Podcast
Check out Law360's new podcast, Pro Say, which offers a weekly recap of both the biggest stories and hidden gems from the world of law.