H-2A Workers Recover $33,000 in Settlement for Claims of Unpaid Wages and Violations to their Work Contracts

The Farmworker Rights Division of Georgia Legal Services filed a federal lawsuit on June 2, 2017, Florencio Hipolito Rivera, et al. v. Javier Guerrero, et al., United States District Court for the Middle District of Georgia. We represented 5 guest workers from Mexico, who were brought to work in Georgia under an H-2A visa and who claimed violations of their rights under the federal minimum wage law and the H-2A regulations by the defendants. The Court approved the settlement on November 1, 2017.