Arriaga v FL - Arriaga v. Florida Pacific Farms, L.L.C FLSA...

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Arriaga v. Florida Pacific Farms, L.L.C FLSA Coverage Basic protections What counts as hours worked What counts as wages paid Statute of Limitations o Have to bring the case in 2 years of the violation o 3 years if willful Facts Case is about Visa H2A (which is just for agricultural workers) o Has regulations Case deals with non-immigrant workers Legal Question Are transportation costs, visa costs, and recruitment costs primarily for the benefit of the employer and therefore the growers failure to reimburse farm workers for these costs violate the min wage provision of FLSA by pushing wages under the min wage. Levels of Authority Federal Statute o U.S. Congress United States Code (U.S.C) Federal Regulations o U.S. Agency (U.S.D.O.L) (United States Department of Labor) Code of Federal Regulation (C.F.R) Deductions: What counts as wages paid o Only FLSA issue if deduction cuts into FLSA-required wages For it to become a FLSA the deduction needs to become below the min
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This note was uploaded on 01/29/2009 for the course ILRCB 2010 taught by Professor Lieberwitzr during the Fall '07 term at Cornell University (Engineering School).

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Arriaga v FL - Arriaga v. Florida Pacific Farms, L.L.C FLSA...

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