High Court Asked To Weigh Reimbursement For H-2 Workers

Law360, New York (February 14, 2014, 7:13 PM EST) -- A farm that employs foreign workers has asked the U.S. Supreme Court overturn a Ninth Circuit ruling that it could be liable for failing to reimburse workers participating in the H-2A visa program for pre-employment travel and immigration expenses, saying the circuits are split on the issue.

In a petition filed on Feb. 6, Peri & Sons Farms Inc. urged the justices to review the Ninth Circuit's ruling reviving a Fair Labor Standards Act suit brought by a group of H-2A workers, asserting that the federal...
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