9th Circ. Revives H-2A Shepherds’ Minimum Wage Suit

  By¬†Tiffany Hu Law360 (June 20, 2019, 5:38 PM EDT) — A split Ninth Circuit on Wednesday revived a lawsuit brought by a group of foreign shepherds on H-2A visas accusing a ranch of underpaying them, ruling that the shepherds had met the standards for keeping their suit in federal court. A Nevada federal judge… Read more »

Western Range Association adv. Castillo

This is a collective and class action on behalf of shepherds and former shepherds who worked for Defendants in California and Nevada under the H-2A (temporary nonimmigrant worker visas) program. Under the H-2A Regulations, shepherds are entitled to the wages and certain working conditions outlined in the H-2A Regulations, which became part of a contract… Read more »