The year 2020 is finally behind us! We might not be able to breathe a sigh of relief just yet but the beginning of a new year is still a good time to pause and review your labor and employment law compliance for the year. COVID-19 is still with us and demanding our attention but
Evidence of Immigration Status Blocked by Courts
By Ellison F. McCoy & O. John Norris, III on
Posted in Discrimination, Enforcement Update, Evidence, Fair Labor Standards Act, FLSA, Immigration
Could barring evidence in court of undocumented workers’ immigration status actually prevent employers from hiring illegal immigrants? It could, according to one Illinois district court judge.
U.S. Magistrate Judge Sheila Finnegan has barred evidence regarding a plaintiff’s immigration status in a case involving a claim for unpaid wages under the Fair Labor Standards Act, ruling…