The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals (which includes Arizona and California) has revived a claim for immigration and travel expenses brought by H-2A harvest workers who claim that costs they incurred in procuring employment and travel to the United States dropped their pay below the minimum wage during their first week of employment in violation of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).

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On Monday, attendees at WG’s Annual Meeting PAC Luncheon in Honolulu heard U.S. Representative Darrell Issa (R-CA) deliver remarks and answer audience questions about several initiatives he has taken on as the Chairman of the House Government and Oversight Committee.  Issa spoke of the failures of government and how failure is not unique to any particular administration. 

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Immigration has been a critical issue for Western Growers members. For years, we have fought for a legal and stable workforce that not only supports our industry but ensures those who have worked along side our members are treated with decency and respect.

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