Pine Straw Workers Recover $18,448.80 in Settlement for Claims of Unpaid Wages and Violations of their Work Contracts

The Farmworker Rights Division of Georgia Legal Services filed a federal lawsuit on December 18, 2017, Christian Murillo Quirino, et al. v. Francisco Saucedo, et al., United States District Court for the Southern District of Georgia. We represented 4 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 February 28, 2018.