High Court Asked To Weigh FLSA For Workers In US Illegally

Law360, New York (December 10, 2013, 1:50 PM EST) -- A Kansas City, Mo., restaurant has asked the U.S. Supreme Court to determine whether immigrants living in the country illegally can recover overtime and minimum wage under federal employment law, in a case involving admitted noncitizen Guatemalan workers who say they weren’t properly compensated for their work.

The restaurant, Jerusalem Cafe LLC, filed a petition for a writ of certiorari on Dec. 4 asking the high court to determine whether the immigrants are barred from recovery under the either the National Labor Relations Act or the...
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