Case Law Index Labor

January 1, 1990 – April 23, 2020

 

This index provides a comprehensive though not necessarily exhaustive compilation of reported and unreported federal and state court decisions involving labor that were decided between the dates listed above. The cases are listed in reverse chronological order. The “Text” link goes to the freely available Google Scholar text of the opinion.  These listings are for educational purposes only, and are not a substitute for legal counsel.


SUPREME COURT

Chamber of Commerce of U.S. v. Whiting, 563 U.S. 582 (2011) (challenging the validity of state unauthorized alien employment law) Text

Engquist v. Oregon Dep’t of Agr., 553 U.S. 591 (2008) (claim of worker discrimination) Text

IBP, Inc. v. Alvarez, 546 U.S. 21 (2005) (workers’ compensable activities)  Text

Holly Farms Corp. v. NLRB, 517 U.S. 392 (1996) (live-haul workers were employees covered by the NLRA)  Text

Adams Fruit Co., Inc. v. Barrett, 494 U.S. 110 (1990) (state law providing workers’ comp. as exclusive remedy does not bar suit for intentional violations of AWPA)  Text


FIRST CIRCUIT

Lopez v. Manzana LLC, No. CV 3:17-01154-WGY, 2018 WL 3602382, at *1 (D.P.R. July 25, 2018) (alleging violations of AWPA) Text

Damisse v. Paul, No. 1:15-CV-199-NT, 2016 WL 9459304 (D. Me. Apr. 4, 2016) (alleging violations of the AWPA) Text

Antoine v. Paul, No. 1:14-CV-00263-NT, 2015 WL 224785 (D. Me. Jan. 15, 2015) (minimum wage violation) Text

Jin-Ming Lin v. Chinatown Rest. Corp., 771 F. Supp. 2d 185 (D. Mass. 2011) (seeking unpaid minimum and overtime wages under FLSA) Text 

Martex Farms, S.E. v. U.S. E.P.A., 559 F.3d 29 (1st Cir. 2009) (appealing decision for WPS violations) Text

Figueroa v. Daughtry, No. CIV. 11-1583 JAG, 2012 WL 6043659 (D.P.R. June 25, 2012)(alleging racial discrimination and biased production standards)

Gomez-Gonzalez v. Rural Opportunities, Inc., 658 F.Supp.2d 325 (D.P.R. 2009) (claims of discrimination in employment)  Text

Bracero v. New Tree Personnel Serv., Inc., 441 F.Supp. 2d 358 (D.P.R. 2006) (alleging violations of FLSA or AWPA) Text

Daylily Farms, Inc. v. Chao, 357 F. Supp. 2d 356 (D. Mass. 2005) (regulatory scheme for temporary work visas for alien workers violated the 5th Amendment) Text

Tum v. Barber Foods, Inc., 360 F.3d 274 (1st Cir. 2004) (alleging violations of FLSA) Text

Villalobos v. N.C. Growers Ass’n, 252 F.Supp. 2d 1 (D.P.R. 2002) (alleging violation of AWPA) Text

Ramirez v. DeCoster, 203 F.R.D. 30 (D. Me. 2001) (alleging employer race discrimination)

Ramirez v. DeCoster, 194 F.R.D. 348 (D. Me. 2000) (AWPA and race discrimination)

Estados Unidos Mexicanos v. DeCoster, 229 F.3d 332 (1st Cir. 2000) (alleging violations of the AWPA) Text 

Estados Unidos Mexicanos v. Decoster, 69 F. Supp. 2d 168 (D. Me. 1999)( action against employer under AWPA) Text

Villalobos v. N. C. Growers Ass’n, Inc., 42 F.Supp.2d 131 (D. P.R. 1999) (AWPA and treatment of H-2A workers)  Text

Vega v. Nourse Farms, Inc., 62 F.Supp.2d 334 (D. Mass. 1999) (AWPA and preferential hiring of non-citizen workers instead of citizen workers)  Text

Twombly v. Ass’n of Farmworker Opportunity Programs, 63 F. Supp. 2d 69 (D. Me. 1999), aff’d in part, rev’d in part and remanded, 212 F.3d 80 (1st Cir. 2000) (action for employee breach of contract) Text


SECOND CIRCUIT

Reyes v. W.D. Henry & Sons, Inc., No. 18-CV-1017V(F), 2019 WL 483318, at *1 (W.D.N.Y. Feb. 7, 2019) (alleging violations of AWPA)

Javier H. v. Garcia-Botello, No. 02-CV-523S, 2011 WL 4344045, at *1 (W.D.N.Y. Sept. 11, 2011) (alleging violations of AWPA and RICO) Text

Vazquez v. Lamont Fruit Farm, Inc., No. 06-CV-582S, 2011 WL 4572066 (W.D.N.Y. Sept. 30, 2011) (class certification granted in suit brought for alleged violations of Fair Labor Standards Act, New York State labor law, and breach of contract) Text

Centeno-Bernuy v. Perry, No. 03-CV-457, 2009WL 2424380 (W.D.N.Y. Aug. 5, 2009) (violations of FLSA)

Centeno-Bernuy v. Becker Farms, 564 F.Supp.2d 166 (W.D. N.Y. 2008) (Fair Labor Standards Act; Migrant and Seasonal Agricultural Worker Protection Act; state labor claims)  Text

Iglesias-Mendoza v. La Belle Farm, Inc., 239 F.R.D. 363 (S.D.N.Y. 2007) (alleging violations under FLSA and AWPA)

Iglesias-Mendoza v. La Belle Farm, Inc., No. 06 Civ. 1756 CM, 2006 WL 3634567 (S.D.N.Y. Dec. 7, 2006) (alleging violations under FLSA and AWPA)

De la Cruz v. Gill Corn Farms, Inc., No. 03-CV-1133, 2005 WL 5419057 (N.D.N.Y. Apr. 13, 2005) (alleging violations under FLSA and AWPA)

De la Cruz v. Gill Corn Farms, Inc., No. 03-CV-1133, 2005 WL 5419056 (N.D.N.Y. Jan. 25, 2005) (alleging violations under FLSA and AWPA)

Centeno-Bernuy v. Perry, 302 F.Supp. 2d 128 (W.D.N.Y. 2003) (FLSA and AWPA) Text

United States v. Garcia, No. 02-CR-110S-01, 2003 WL 22938040 (W.D.N.Y. Dec. 2, 2003) (forced labor and violations of AWPA)

Centeno-Bernuy v. Becker Farms, 219 F.R.D. 59 (W.D.N.Y. 2003) (disclosure of information)

Javier H. v. Garcia-Botello, 218 F.R.D. 72 (W.D.N.Y. 2003) (seeking stay in discovery)

Javier H. v. Garcia-Botello, 211 F.R.D. 194 (W.D.N.Y. 2002) (farmworker-plaintiffs allowed anonymity)

Roebuck v. Hudson Valley Farms, Inc., 239 F.Supp. 2d 234 (N.D.N.Y. 2002) (FLSA)  Text

Roebuck v. Hudson Valley Farms, Inc., 208 F.R.D. 34 (N.D.N.Y. 2002) (FLSA)

Lopez v. Silverman, 14 F.Supp.2d 405 (S.D. N.Y. 1998) (AWPA)  Text

Donovan v. Eastern Milk Producers Co-op. Ass’n, Inc., 971 F.Supp. 674 (N.D. N.Y. 1997) (ADEA)  Text

Blake v. H-2A and H-2B Voluntary Employees’ Beneficiary Ass’n, 952 F.Supp. 927 (D. Conn. 1997) (ERISA)  Text

Torres v. Costich, 935 F. Supp. 232 (W.D.N.Y. 1996) (wrongful death and AWPA) Text

Torres v. Costich, No. 92-CV-6450L, 1995 WL 599190 (W.D. N.Y. Apr. 10, 1995) (AWPA and state claim for wrongful death)

Avila v. A. Sam & Sons, 856 F.Supp. 763 (W.D. N.Y. 1994) (AWPA)  Text

Smith v. Bonds, No. 91-818-CIV-5-D, 1993 WL 556781 (E.D. N.C. Sept. 28, 1993) (AWPA and FLSA)


THIRD CIRCUIT

Comite De Apoyo a Los Trabajadores Agricolas v. Solis, No. 09-240, 2010 WL 3431761 (E.D. Pa. Aug. 30, 2010) (impact of H.2B temporary work visas)

Lugo v. Farmer’s Pride Inc., No. 07-0749, 2010 WL 33708089 (E.D. Pa. Aug. 25, 2010) (compensation by poultry processor for time spent dressing in sanitary clothing)

Montalvo v. Larchmont Farms, Civil No. 06-2704, 2010 WL 3025045 (D. N.J. July 29, 2010) (action for injury to farm workers from application of pesticides)

Montalvo v. Larchmont Farms, Inc., No. 09-2704 (RBK/AMD), 2009 WL 4573279 (D.N.J. Dec. 3, 2009) (violations FLSA and AWPA)

Oritz v. Paramo, No. 06-3062 (RBK/AMD), 2009 WL 4575618 (D.N.J. Dec. 1, 2009) (claim of negligence by employer)

Perez v. Mountaire Farms, Inc., 610 F.Supp.2d 499 (D. Md. 2009) (violations of FLSA; donning and doffing)  Text

Davis v. Mountaire Farms, Inc., 598 F.Supp.2d 582 (D. Del. 2009) (violations of the Fair Labor Standards Act)  Text

Fetter v. N. Am. Alcohols, Inc., No. 06-4088, 2008 WL 5187877 (E.D. Pa. Dec. 10, 2008) (breach of employment contract)

Ortiz v. Paramo, No. 06-3062, 2008 WL 4378373 (D. N.J. Sept. 19, 2008) (wages in violation of the FLSA)

De Asencio v. Tyson Foods, Inc., 500 F.3d 361 (3d Cir. 2007) (“donning and doffing” compensable work)  Text

Hernandez v. Chertoff, 138 Fed. App’x 473 (3rd Cir. 2005)

De Asencio v. Tyson Foods, Inc., 342 F.3d 301 (3rd Cir. 2003) (FLSA and unpaid wages) Text

Lie v. Dara, No. 01-3167, 2002 WL 992812 (E.D. Pa. May 15, 2002) (action under FLSA)

Kilby v. United States, 145 F.Supp.2d 666 (W.D. Pa. 2001) (OSHA)  Text

Rolick v. Collins Pine Co., 975 F.2d 1009 (3rd Cir. 1992) (violation of OSHA logging safety regulations did not constitute negligence per se)  Text


FOURTH CIRCUIT

Mondragon v. Scott Farms, Inc., 329 F.R.D. 533 (E.D.N.C. 2019) (agricultural workers bring class action and allege violations of the Fair Labor Standards Act, North Carolina Wage and Hour Act, and the Migrant and Seasonal Agricultural Workers Protection Act by their alleged employers)

Ruiz Ramos v. Stone Forestry Servs., Inc., No. 2:18-CV-02942, 2019 WL 1170769, at *1 (D.S.C. Mar. 13, 2019) (alleging violations of AWPA, FLSA and state labor laws) Text

Lopez v. Ham Farms, LLC, No. 5:17-CV-329-D, 2019 WL 237386, at *1 (E.D.N.C. Jan. 15, 2019) (alleging violations of AWPA and state labor laws) Text

Mateo-Evangelio v. Triple J Produce, Inc., No. 7:14-CV-302-FL, 2018 WL 1702772, at *1 (E.D.N.C. Apr. 6, 2018) (claims for violations under FLSA and failure to pay under AWPA) Text

Mateo-Evangelio v. Triple J Produce, Inc., No. 7:14-CV-302-FL, 2017 WL 3669527, at *1 (E.D.N.C. Aug. 24, 2017) (claims for violations under FLSA and failure to pay under AWPA) Text

Cab Siquic v. Star Forestry, LLC, No. 3:13CV00043, 2016 WL 1650800, at *1 (W.D. Va. Apr. 22, 2016) (alleging violations of AWPA and  FLSA) Text 

Carlos Humberto Cab Siquic v. Star Forestry, LLC, No. 3:13CV00043, 2016 WL 1117627, at *1 (W.D. Va. Mar. 17, 2016) (violations of AWPA) Text

Velazquez v. Burch Equip., L.L.C., No. 7:14-CV-00303-FL, 2016 WL 917320, at *1 (E.D.N.C. Mar. 8, 2016) (seeks certification under Rule 23 for alleged violations of AWPA) Text

Mateo-Evangelio v. Triple J Produce, Inc., No. 7:14-CV-302-FL, 2016 WL 183485, at *1 (E.D.N.C. Jan. 14, 2016) (class action claim under Rule 23(b)(3) for violations of AWPA) Text

Bojorquez-Moreno v. Shores & Ruark Seafood Co., 92 F. Supp. 3d 459 (E.D. Va. 2015) (alleging violations of the minimum wage provisions of FLSA) Text

Gamas v. Scott Farms, Inc., No. 5:13-CV-447-FL, 2014 WL 12546373, at *1 (E.D.N.C. Dec. 24, 2014) (alleging violation of the minimum wage requirement of FLSA and AWPA) Text

Fulford v. Daughtry, No. 4:11-CV-103-FL, 2013 WL 3475292, at *1 (E.D.N.C. July 10, 2013) (alleging claims arising under AWPA and Title VII) Text

Lainez v. Baltazar, No. 5:11-CV-00167-BR, 2013 WL 3288369, at *1 (E.D.N.C. June 28, 2013) (asserting claim under AWPA, FLSA, and state labor laws) Text

Boyer v. Adams, No. 5:11-CV-53-FL, 2012 WL 530003, at *1 (E.D.N.C. Feb. 17, 2012) (action for AWPA and FLSA) Text 

Fulford v. Alligator River Farms, LLC, 858 F. Supp. 2d 550 (E.D.N.C. 2012) (alleging violations of AWPA and Title VII) Text

Bautista v. Zuniga, No. 4:11-CV-00084-F, 2012 WL 2024076, at *1 (E.D.N.C. June 5, 2012) (alleging violations of FLSA) Text

Bautista v. Zuniga, No. 4:11-CV-84-F, 2012 WL 1149300, at *1 (E.D.N.C. Apr. 5, 2012) (alleging violations of FLSA) Text

Hedrick v. So. States Co-op. Inc., No. 4:10-CV-12-JG, 2010 WL 3834631 (E.D. N.C. Sept. 30, 2010) (failure of tilapia fishery to provide adequate compensation to aquaculture specialist)

Sepulveda v. Allen Family Foods, Inc., 591 F.3d 209 (4th Cir. 2009) (donning and doffing constitutes “changing clothes” under FLSA)  Text

N.C. Growers’ Ass’n, Inc. v. Solis, 644 F.Supp.2d 664 (M.D.N.C. 2009) (preliminary injection to prevent new H-2A regulations from taking effect)  Text

Perez v. Mountaire Farms, Inc., 601 F.Supp.2d 670 (D. Md. 2009) (class action; FLSA claims; failure to pay for donning and doffing)  Text

Smithfield Foods Inc. v. United Food & Commercial Workers Int’l Union, 585 F.Supp.2d 815 (E.D. Va. 2008) (defamation of pork processor by union)  Text

Smithfield Foods, Inc. v. United Food & Commercial Workers Int’l Union, 585 F.Supp.2d 789 (E.D. Va. 2008)(RICO violations by labor union in organizing processor’s workers)  Text

Smithfield Foods, Inc. v. United Food & Commercial Workers Int’l Union, 584 F.Supp.2d 838 (E.D. Va. 2008)(defamation of pork processor by labor union)  Text

Smithfield Packing Co., Inc. v. N.L.R.B., 510 F.3d 507 (4th Cir. 2007) (protected activities under NLRA)  Text

De Luna-Guerrero v. N.C. Growers Ass’n, 370 F.Supp. 2d 386 (E.D.N.C. 2005)  Text

De Luna-Guerrero v. N.C. Growers Ass’n, 338 F.Supp. 2d 649 (E.D.N.C. 2004)  Text

U.S. Dept. of Labor v. N.C. Growers Ass’n, 377 F.3d 345 (4th Cir. 2004) (overtime pay)  Text

Farrell v. Pike, 342 F.Supp. 2d 433 (M.D.N.C. 2004)  Text

Chao v. N.C. Growers Ass’n, 280 F.Supp. 2d 500 (W.D.N.C. 2003)  Text

Reyes-Gaona v. N.C. Growers Ass’n, 250 F.3d 861 (4th Cir. 2001) (Age Discrimination Employment Act does not apply to hiring H-2A workers outside the United States)  Text

Heath v. Perdue Farms, Inc., 87 F.Supp.2d 452 (D. Md. 2000) (FLSA)  Text

Soto v. McLean, 20 F.Supp.2d 901 (E.D. N.C. 1998) (AWPA)  Text

Lacayo v. Sodoma, 122 F.3d 1061 (4th Cir. 1997) (alleging violation of AWPA for wrongful death)

Barrientos v. Taylor, 917 F.Supp. 375 (E.D. N.C. 1996) (AWPA)  Text

Holly Farms Corp. v. NLRB, 48 F.3d 1360 (4th Cir. 1995) (NLRA agriculture exception)  Text

Ricketts v. Vann, 32 F.3d 71 (4th Cir. 1994) (AWPA)  Text

Helms v. Sporicidin Int’l., 871 F.Supp. 837 (E.D. N.C. 1994) (OSHA and FIFRA)  Text

Farmer v. Employment Sec. Comm’n of North Carolina, 4 F.3d 1274 (4th Cir. 1993) (employment discrimination and migrant worker housing)  Text

Ricketts v. Vann, 861 F. Supp. 404 (E.D.N.C. 1993), aff’d, 32 F.3d 71 (4th Cir. 1994) (violation of AWPA) Text

Donaldson v. U.S. Dep’t of Labor, 930 F.2d 339 (4th Cir. 1991) (AWPA)  Text

Hardy v. Ross, No. 9:89-2379-3, 1990 WL 54615 (D. S.C. Feb. 23, 1990) (AWPA)


FIFTH CIRCUIT

Rueda v. A. Olivarez Harvesting, L.L.C., No. 5:18-CV-01325-OLG, 2019 WL 7905730, at *1 (W.D. Tex. June 28, 2019) (alleging violations of FLSA, AWPA and breach of contract)

Limas v. Vill. Farms, L.P., No. EP-18-CV-00047-DCG, 2018 WL 5276471, at *1 (W.D. Tex. Apr. 26, 2018) (AWPA)

Acosta v. Campos, No. EP-14-CV-160-PRM, 2015 WL 1758125, at *1 (W.D. Tex. Apr. 17, 2015) (alleging violations of AWPA and FLSA) Text

Alfaro-Huitron v. WKI Outsourcing Sols., LLC, No. EP-14-CV-00159-FM, 2014 WL 12573321, at *1 (W.D. Tex. Sept. 29, 2014) (alleging violations of AWPA, breach of contract, and promissory estoppel)

Acosta v. Campos, No. EP-14-CV-160-PRM, 2014 WL 10178598, at *1 (W.D. Tex. Dec. 17, 2014), amended, No. EP-14-CV-160-PRM, 2015 WL 1758125 (W.D. Tex. Apr. 17, 2015) (alleging violations of AWPA and FLSA)

Casares v. Agri-Placements Int’l, Inc., 12 F. Supp. 3d 956 (S.D. Tex. 2014)( alleging state claims for fraud, breach of contract, and negligent misrepresentation and violations of AWPA) Text

Casares v. Yoakum Cty. Coop. Gin, No. CV B-11-107, 2012 WL 13170339, at *1 (S.D. Tex. Apr. 3, 2012)(alleging violation of AWPA, FLSA, and state-law claims)

Casares v. Yoakum Cty. Coop. Gin, No. CV 1-11-107, 2011 WL 13351127, at *1 (S.D. Tex. Nov. 21, 2011) (alleging violation of AWPA, FLSA, and state-law claims)

Guerrero v. Papen Farms Inc., No. CIV.A. B-09-149, 2011 WL 1231315, at *1 (S.D. Tex. Mar. 31, 2011) (alleging violations of AWPA and FLSA)

Blackshire v. Tyson Foods, No. 2:09-CV-329-TJW, 2010 WL 3257371 (E.D. Tex. Aug. 17, 2010) (malfunction of equipment) Text

Castorena v. Mendoza, No. CV B-08-374, 2011 WL 13315708, at *1 (S.D. Tex. Mar. 14, 2011) (alleging violations of AWPA and FLSA)

Castorena v. Mendoza, No. CV B-08-374, 2010 WL 11643631, at *1 (S.D. Tex. July 21, 2010), adhered to, No. CV B-08-374, 2011 WL 13315708 (S.D. Tex. Mar. 14, 2011) (alleging violations of AWPA and FLSA)

Guajardo v. Deanda, 690 F.Supp.2d 539 (S.D. Tex. 2010) (breach of contract under Agricultural Workers Protection Act)  Text

Recinos-Recinos v. Express Forestry, Inc., No. CIV. A. 05-1355, 2008 WL 4449973, at *1 (E.D. La. Sept. 26, 2008) (class action for violation of AWPA) Text

Tullous v. Tex. Aquaculture Processing Co. LLC, 579 F.Supp.2d 811 (S.D. Tex. 2008) (ag cooperative’s qualification for agricultural exemption under FLSA)  Text

Gatewood v. Koch Foods of Miss., LLC, No. 3:07cv82-KS-MTP, 2008 WL 2902188 (S.D. Miss. July 23, 2008) (donning and doffing compensation) Text

Collins v. Sanderson Farms, Inc., 568 F.Supp.2d 714 (E.D. La. 2008) (approval of settlement in FLSA dispute over donning and doffing)  Text

Gonzalez v. Caviness Beef Packers, Ltd., No. 2:07-CV-33-J, 2008 WL 2600010 (N.D. Tex. July 1, 2008) (fraudulent concealment; retaliation claims; equal pay) Text

Hernandez v. Caviness Beef Packing Co., Inc., No. 2:07-CV-142-J, 2008 WL 2404963 (retaliation claims; violations of equal pay act)

Galvan v. Caviness Beef Packing Co., Inc, 546 F.Supp.2d 371 (N.D. Tex. 2008) (FLSA claims)  Text

Moreno v. Poverty Point Produce, Inc., No. CIV.A. B-06-154, 2007 WL 1113679 (S.D. Tex. Apr. 5, 2007)

Moreno v. Poverty Point Produce, Inc., No. CIV.A. B-06-154, 2007 WL 1113680 (S.D. Tex. Apr. 3, 2007)

Chavez v. Riceland Foods, Inc., 475 F.Supp. 2d 617 (W.D. Tex. 2007)  Text

Sarmiento v. Producer’s Gin of Waterproof, Inc., 439 F.Supp. 2d 725 (S.D. Tex. 2006)  Text

Recinos-Recinos v. Express Forestry, Inc., No. Civ.A. 05-1355, 2006 WL 2349459 (E.D. La. Aug. 11, 2006)

Recinos-Recinos v. Express Forestry, Inc., 233 F.R.D. 472 (E.D. La. 2006)

Recinos-Recinos v. Express Forestry, Inc., No. Civ.A. 05-1355, 2006 WL 197030 (E.D. La. Jan. 24, 2006)

Salinas-Rodriguez v. Alpha Serv., L.L.C., No. Civ.A. 3:05CV44WHBAGN, 2005 WL 3557178 (S.D. Miss. Dec. 27, 2005)

Recinos-Recinos v. Express Forestry, Inc., No. Civ.A. 05-1355, 2005 WL 3543722 (E.D. La. Oct. 6, 2005) Text

Rios v. Aguirre, 276 F.Supp. 2d 1195 (D.Kan. 2003)  Text

Eliserio v. Floydada Hous. Auth., 388 F.Supp. 2d 774 (S.D. Tex. 2005)  Text

Eliserio v. Floydada Hous. Auth., 388 F.Supp. 2d 771 (S.D. Tex. 2005)  Text

Flores v. Triumph Seed Co., No. Civ.A.M-04-150, 2004 WL 1950325 (S.D. Tex. July 27, 2004)

Borjas v. Cagle’s-Keystone Foods, L.L.C., No. EP-02-CA-415(KC), 2004 WL 569520 (W.D. Tex. Mar. 9, 2004)

Carmago v. Trammell Crow Interest Co., 318 F.Supp. 2d 443 (E.D. Tex. 2004) (overtime pay)  Text

Malacara v. Garber, 353 F.3d 393 (5th Cir. 2003)  Text

Sanderson Farms, Inc. v. NLRB, 335 F.3d 445 (5th Cir. 2003) (“farmer” under NLRA)  Text

Sanchez v. G.F. Vaughan Tobacco Co., 213 F.R.D. 519 (S.D. Tex. 2003)

Gonsalez Moreno v. Milk Train, Inc., 182 F.Supp. 2d 590 (W.D. Tex. 2002) (jurisdiction)  Text

Aparicio v. Blakeway, 302 F.3d 437 (5th Cir. 2002)  Text

De Leon v. Trevino, 163 F. Supp. 2d 682 (S.D. Tex. 2001) (alleging that employer failed to pay wages in violation of FLSA and AWPA) Text

U.S. v. McConnell, 258 B.R. 869 (N.D. Tex. 2001) (bankruptcy and user fees for USDA inspections)  Text

Herman v. Tyson Products, Inc., 82 F.Supp.2d 631 (E.D. Tex. 2000) (FLSA)  Text

Castillo v. Case Farms of Ohio, Inc., 96 F.Supp.2d 578 (W.D. Tex. 1999) (AWPA and OSHA)  Text

Castillo v. Case Farms of Ohio, Inc., 48 F. Supp. 2d 670 (W.D. Tex. 1999) (AWPA and FLSA) Text

Martinez v. Reich, 934 F.Supp. 232 (S.D. Tex. 1996) (whether tree planters are agriculture workers for purposes of H-2A program)  Text

Astorga v. Connleaf, Inc., 962 F. Supp. 93 (W.D. Tex. 1996) (claiming violations of AWPA and FLSA) Text

Vega v. Gasper, 36 F.3d 417 (5th Cir. 1994) (brought suit under FLSA and AWPA for employer’s alleged wrongful denial of compensation for travel and waiting time) Text

Reich v. Tiller Helicopter Serv., Inc., 8 F.3d 1018 (5th Cir. 1993) (NLRA agriculture exception and FLSA)  Text

NLRB v. Cal-Maine Farms, 998 F.2d 1336 (5th Cir. 1993) (NLRA agriculture exception)  Text

Hernandez v. Ruiz, 812 F.Supp. 734 (S.D. Tex. 1993) (AWPA)  Text

Garcia v. Sec’y of Labor, 10 F.3d 276 (5th Cir. 1993) (AWPA)  Text

Salinas v. Rodriguez, 963 F.2d 791 (5th Cir. 1992) (FLSA)  Text

Hernandez v. Ruiz, No. B-83-270, 1992 WL 510258 (S.D. Tex. May 4, 1992) (AWPA)

Garcia v. Martin, No. EP-91-CA-389-B, 1992 WL 553664 (W.D. Tex. Sept. 18, 1992) (AWPA)

Aviles v. Kunkle, 978 F.2d 201 (5th Cir. 1992) (FLSA and AWPA)  Text

Villalobos v. Vasquez-Campbell, No. EP-89-CA-27, 1991 WL 311902 (W.D. Tex. Nov. 15, 1991) (FLSA)

Martin v. Tiller Helicopter Serv., Inc., 778 F.Supp. 1395 (S.D. Tex. 1991) (FLSA)  Text

Aviles v. Kunkle, 765 F.Supp. 358 (S.D. Tex. 1991) (FLSA and AWPA)  Text

Salinas v. Rodriguez, Nos. 5-87-057-C, CA 5-87-139-C, 1990 WL 517057 (N.D. Tex. Jan. 18, 1990)

Rocky v. King, 900 F.2d 864 (5th Cir. 1990) (applicability of OSHA standards for prison inmates assigned to work duty in fields)  Text


SIXTH CIRCUIT

Martinez v. Blue Star Farms, Inc., 325 F.R.D. 225 (W.D. Mich. 2018) (class action alleging violation of AWPA)

Martinez v. Blue Star Farms, Inc., 325 F.R.D. 212 (W.D. Mich. 2018) (alleging violation of  AWPA and FLSA)

Perez v. D. Howes, LLC, 790 F.3d 681 (6th Cir. 2015) (violation of AWPA and FLSA) Text

Perez v. Howes, 7 F. Supp. 3d 715 (W.D. Mich. 2014), aff’d sub nom. Perez v. D. Howes, LLC, 790 F.3d 681 (6th Cir. 2015) (alleging violations of FLSA and AWPA) Text

Christian v. Swallows Produce, Inc., No. 2:11-0082, 2012 WL 2202952, at *1 (M.D. Tenn. June 14, 2012), report and recommendation adopted, No. 2:11-0082, 2012 WL 3027837 (M.D. Tenn. July 24, 2012) (failure to pay proper wages under FLSA) and the Migrant and AWPA) Text

Dillworth v. Case Farms Processing, Inc., No. 5:08-cv-1694, 2010 WL 776933 (N.D. Ohio Mar. 8, 2010) (FLSA; denial of compensation for donning and doffing)

Arnold v. Schreiber Foods, Inc., No. 3:09-cv-00744, 2010 WL 455248 (M.D. Tenn. Feb. 1, 2010) (failure to pay for time donning and doffing)

Thayer v. Tyson Foods, Inc., No. 09-5185, 2009 WL 4609787 (6th Cir. Dec. 8, 2009) (workers’ compensation claims)

Abadeer v. Tyson Foods, Inc., No. 3:09-00125, 2009 WL 4110295 (M.D. Tenn. Nov. 25, 2009) (FLSA claims)

Johnson v. Koch Foods, Inc., 657 F.Supp.2d 951 (E.D. Tenn. 2009) (payment for donning and doffing)  Text

Dillworth v. Case Farms Processing, Inc., No. 5:08CV1694, 2009 WL 2766991 (N.D. Ohio Aug. 27, 2009) (violations of FLSA; failure to pay for donning and doffing)

Roslies-Perez v. Superior Forestry Serv., Inc., 652 F.Supp.2d 887 (M.D. Tenn. July 28, 2009) (violations of FSLA and AWPA) Text

West v. Tyson Foods, Inc., No. 4:05-cv-183M, 2008 WL 5110957 (W.D. Ky. Dec. 3, 2008) (sexual harassment suit against meat processor)

Rosiles-Perez v. Superior Forestry Serv., Inc., 250 F.R.D. 332 (M.D. Tenn. 2008) (class certification of AWPA claims)

Jordan v. IBP, Inc., 542 F.Supp.2d 790 (M.D. Tenn. 2008) (“compensable work” under the FLSA)  Text

Jimenez v. Lakeside Pic-N-Pac, L.L.C., No. 1:06-CV-456, 2007 WL 4454295 (W.D. Mich. Dec. 14, 2007) (denial of class certification)

Trollinger v. Tyson Foods, Inc., No. 4:02-CV-23, 2007 WL 1574275 (E.D. Tenn. May 29, 2007)

Trollinger v. Tyson Foods, Inc., No. 4:02-CV-23, 2007 WL 1091217 (E.D. Tenn. Apr. 10, 2007)

Rosiles-Perez v. Superior Forestry Serv., Inc., No. 1:06-0006, 2007 WL 325784 (M.D. Tenn. Jan. 31, 2007)

Bautista v. Twin Lakes Farms, Inc., Case No. 1:04-cv-483, Member Case No. 1:04-cv-483, 2007 WL 329162 (W.D. Mich. Jan. 31, 2007)

Trollinger v. Tyson Foods, Inc., No. 4:02-CV-23, 2006 WL 2924938 (E.D. Tenn. Oct. 10, 2006)

Trollinger v. Tyson Foods, Inc., No. 4:02-CV-23, 2006 WL 2868980 (E.D. Tenn. Sept. 29, 2006)

Chao v. Meggitt, No. 3:04CV7396, 2006 WL 2252526 (N.D. Ohio Aug. 4, 2006)

Carlson v. Leprino Foods Co., No. 1:05-CV-798, 2006 WL 1851245 (W.D. Mich. June 30, 2006)

Trollinger v. Tyson Foods, Inc., No. 4:02-CV-23, 2006 WL 319022 (E.D. Tenn. Feb. 8, 2006)

Galaviz-Zamora v. Brady Farms, Inc., 230 F.R.D. 499 (W.D. Mich. 2005) (alleging violations under AWPA and FLSA)

Roman v. Korson, 307 F.Supp. 2d 908 (W.D. Mich. 2004)  Text

Trollinger v. Tyson Foods, Inc., 370 F.3d 602 (6th Cir. 2004)  Text

Trollinger v. Tyson Foods, Inc., 214 F.Supp. 2d 840 (E.D. Tenn. 2002)  Text

Saur v. Snappy Apple Farms, Inc., 203 F.R.D. 281 (W.D. Mich. 2001) (alleging non-payment of overtime wages in violation of FLSA and AWPA)

Roman v. Korson, 89 F.Supp.2d 899 (W.D. Mich. 2000) (AWPA and farm loan agreements)  Text

Elizondo v. Podgorniak, 100 F.Supp.2d 459 (E.D. Mich. 2000) (“job offer” for H-2A workers and OSHA)  Text

Elizondo v. Podgorniak, 70 F.Supp.2d 758 (E.D. Mich. 1999) (AWPA and OSHA)  Text

Salazar v. Brown, No. G87-961, 1996 WL 302673 (W.D. Mich. Apr. 9, 1996) (FLSA and Portal to Pay Act)

Jordan v. Massey-Ferguson, Inc., 100 F.3d 956 (6th Cir. 1996) (OSHA standards and product liability)

Sanchez v. Overmyer, 891 F.Supp. 1253, (N.D. Ohio 1995) (AWPA)  Text

Roman v. Korson, 918 F.Supp. 1108 (W.D. Mich. 1995) (AWPA and farm loan agreements)  Text

Roman v. Korson, No. 1:91:CV:274, 1994 WL 738077 (W.D. Mich. June 6, 1994) (AWPA)

Flores v. Rios, 36 F.3d 507 (6th Cir. 1994) (AWPA)  Text

Roman v. Korson, 152 F.R.D. 101 (W.D. Mich. 1993) (AWPA)

Sanchez v. Overmyer, 845 F. Supp. 1183 (N.D. Ohio 1993) (violations of AWPA  and the FICA) Text

Sanchez v. Overmyer, 845 F. Supp. 1178 (N.D. Ohio 1993) (action against employers under AWPA and FICA) Text

Martinez v. Hauch, 838 F.Supp. 1209 (W.D. Mich. 1993) (AWPA)  Text

Cruz v. Vel-A-Da, Inc., No. 3:90CV7087, 1993 WL 658968 (N.D. Ohio June 9, 1993) (AWPA)

Cavazos v. Foster, 822 F.Supp. 438 (W.D. Mich. 1993) (AWPA)  Text


SEVENTH CIRCUIT

Paredes v. Monsanto Co., No. 4:15-CV-088 JD, 2016 WL 1555649, at *1 (N.D. Ind. Apr. 18, 2016) (alleging violations under AWPA, FLSA, and state law)

Martinez v. Twin Garden Sales, Inc., No. 09-CV-653, 2010 WL 1180366, at *1 (E.D. Wis. Mar. 23, 2010) (alleging violation of AWPA and state minimum wage law) Text

Anderson v. JCG Indus., Inc., No. 09 C 1733, 2009 WL 3713130 (N.D. Ill. Nov. 4, 2009) (violations of the FLSA and state minimum wage law) Text

Murray v. Tyson Foods, Inc., No. 08-4001, 2009 WL 322241 (C.D. Ill. Feb. 09, 2009) (preemption of state law labor violations) Text

Martinez v. Mendoza, 595 F.Supp.2d 923 (N.D. Ind. 2009) (violations of AWPA)   Text

Reyes v. Remington Hybrid Seed Co., Inc., 495 F.3d 403 (7th Cir. 2007) (“joint employer” under FLSA; claims of AWPA violations)  Text

Santillan v. Schaafsma, No. 04-2284, 2006 WL 8443840, at *1 (C.D. Ill. Sept. 11, 2006) (alleging violations of AWPA)

Santillan v. Schaafsma, No. 04-2284, 2005 WL 8163195, at *1 (C.D. Ill. Apr. 7, 2005), report and recommendation adopted, No. 04-2284, 2005 WL 8163198 (C.D. Ill. Apr. 22, 2005) (alleged violations of AWPA)

Gonzalez v. Farmington Foods, Inc., 296 F.Supp. 2d 912 (N.D. Ill. 2003) (employee compensation)  Text

Cardenas v. Benter Farms, No. IP 98-1067-C T/G, 2001 WL 292576, at *1 (S.D. Ind. Feb. 7, 2001)( alleging claims under AWPA, FLSA and FICA)

Cardenas v. Farms, No. IP 98-1067-C T/G, 2000 WL 1372848 (S.D. Ind. Sept. 19, 2000) (AWPA)

Weesner v. Glickman, 59 F.Supp.2d 783 (N.D. Ind. 1999) (applicability to FMLA to USDA employee)  Text

Adkins v. Mid-American Growers, Inc., 167 F.3d 355 (7th Cir. 1999) (NLRA agriculture exception and FLSA)  Text

Calderon v. Witvoet, 112 F.3d 275 (7th Cir. 1997) (alleging violations of AWPA and FLSA) Text

Williams v. Alex’s Transp., Inc., 969 F.Supp. 1142 (N.D. Ill. 1997) (FLSA)  Text

Deck v. Peter Romein’s Sons, Inc., 109 F.3d 383 (7th Cir. 1997) (AWPA)  Text

Calderon v. Witvoet, 999 F.2d 1101 (7th Cir. 1993) (AWPA and FICA exemption)  Text

Adkins v. Mid-American Growers, Inc., 831 F.Supp. 642 (N.D. Ill. 1993) (NLRA agriculture exception and FLSA)  Text

Reyes v. Neumann, No. 92 C 2929, 1992 WL 132534, at *1 (N.D. Ill. June 3, 1992) (violations of the rights of migrant farmworkers under AWPA)

Calderon v. Witvoet, 764 F. Supp. 536 (C.D. Ill. 1991) (action against employer under AWPA, state wage law, FICA, and FLSA) Text

Piceno v. De Jong Bros. Farms, Inc., No. 89 C 7197, 1991 WL 34709 (N.D. Ill. Mar. 13, 1991) (FLSA)

Morales v. Yeutter, 952 F.2d 954 (7th Cir. 1991) (whether sod was a “perishable commodity” within applicable standards for Special Agricultural Workers Program under IRCA)  Text

Villegas v. Princeton Farms, Inc., 893 F.2d 919 (7th Cir. 1990) (NLRA agriculture exception)  Text

Morales v. Yeutter, 772 F.Supp. 1033 (N.D. Ill. 1990) (whether sod was a “perishable commodity” within applicable standards for Special Agricultural Workers Program under IRCA)  Text


EIGHTH CIRCUIT

Morales v. Farmland Foods, Inc., No. 8:08CV504, 2011 WL 344112 (D.Neb Feb. 1, 2011) (dispute regarding time spent donning, doffing, and washing protective equipment) Text

Kocher v. Conagra Foods., Inc., No. 10-3122-CV-S-REL, 2011 WL 98832 (W.D. Mo. Jan 12, 2011) (liability of poultry integrator for injury to poultry truck driver)

Helmert v. Butterball, No. 4:08CV00342 JLH, 2010 WL 3397373 (E.D. Ark. Aug. 25, 2010) (compensation by poultry processor for time spent dressing in sanitary clothing)

Montize v. Pittman Properties Ltd. P’ship No. 1, 719 F. Supp. 2d 1052 (W.D. Ark. Mar. 16, 2010) (FLSA)

Helmert v. Butterball, LLC, No. 4:08CV00342 JLH, 2010 WL 2179180 (E.D. Ark. May 27, 2010) (request for documents under FLSA)

Perez-Benites v. Candy Brand, LLC, No. 07-CV-1048, 2010 WL 1250874 (W.D. Ark. Mar. 23, 2010) (H-2A workers; violation of uniform employment contract)  Text

Bishop v. Tyson Foods, Inc., 660 F.Supp.2d 1004 (W.D. Ark. 2009) (claim of discrimination based on race)  Text

United States v. Agriprocessors, Inc., No. 08-CR-1324-LRR, 2009 WL 2255729 (N.D. Iowa July 28, 2009) (challenge of warrants issued to search meat packer for illegal aliens)

Robinson v. Conagra Poultry Co., No. 07-CV-1094, 2008 WL 4446599 (W.D. Ark. Sept. 30, 2008) (racial discrimination at poultry processing plant) Text

Gill v. Conagra Poultry Co., No. 07-CV-1091, 2008 WL 4446606 (W.D. Ark. Sept. 30, 2008) (racial discrimination at poultry processing plant) Text

Gusby v. Conagra Poultry Co., No. 07-CV-1090, 2008 WL 4446611 (W.D. Ark. Sept. 30, 2008) (racial discrimination at poultry processing plant) Text

Jones v. Conagra Poultry Co., No. 07-CV-1089, 2008 WL 4446612 (W.D. Ark. Sept. 30, 2008) (racial discrimination at poultry processing plant) Text

U.S. v. Porter, 569 F.Supp.2d 862, (S.D. Iowa 2008) (failure to pay employment and unemployment taxes)  Text

Bouaphakeo v. Tyson Foods, Inc., 564 F.Supp.2d 870 (N.D. Iowa 2008) (no preemption of state law claims; collective and class certification)  Text

Salazar v. Agriprocessors, Inc., No. 07-CV-1006-LRR, 2008 WL 782803 (N.D. Iowa Mar. 17, 2008) (class certification)

In re Pilgrim’s Pride Fair Labor Standards Act Litig., No. 1:07-cv-1832, 2008 WL 4877239 (W.D. Ark. Mar. 13, 2008) (class certification of FLSA claims)

Salazar v. Agriprocessors, Inc., 527 F.Supp.2d 873 (N.D. Iowa 2007) (unpaid overtime under federal law; state wage collection law)  Text

Frank v. Gold’n Plump Poultry, Inc., No. 04-CV-1018 (PJS/RLE), 2007 WL 2780504 (D. Minn. Sept. 24, 2007) (denial of declass certification, state meal break claims)

Dominquez ex rel. v. Minn. Beef Indus., Inc., No. 06-1002 (RHK/AJB), 2007 WL 2422837 (D. Minn. Aug. 21, 2007) (conditional certification of collective action)

Abrego v. Seyppel Gin, L.L.C., 240 F.R.D. 625 (E.D. Ark. 2007) (alleging violation under AWPA)

Dillon v. Gottsch Employers Group, No. 8:05CV467, 2007 WL 1792422 (D.Neb. June 19, 2007) Text

Kassa v. Kerry, Inc., 487 F.Supp. 2d 1063 (D.Minn. 2007)  Text

Martinez-Bautista v. D & S Produce, 447 F.Supp. 2d 954 (E.D. Ark. 2006)  Text

Bach v. ConAgra, Inc., No. CIV042698PAMRLE, 2005 WL 3417283 (D.Minn. Dec. 13, 2005)

Frank v. Gold’n Plump Poultry, Inc., No. Civ. 041018JNERLE, 2005 WL 2240336 (D.Minn. Sept. 14, 2005)

Lynnville Transport, Inc. v. Chao, 316 F.Supp. 2d 790 (S.D. Iowa 2004) (child labor laws)  Text

Jimenez v. Duran, 287 F.Supp. 2d 979 (N.D. Iowa 2003) (“agricultural employer” under FLSA)  Text

Hernandez v. Flor, No. Civ. 01-0183(PAM/RLE), 2003 WL 193683 (D.Minn. Jan. 16, 2003)

Hernandez v. Flor, No. Civ. 01-0183(PAM/RLE), 2002 WL 31689440 (D.Minn. Nov. 29, 2002)

Brown v. Farmland Foods, Inc., 178 F.Supp.2d 961 (N.D. Iowa 2001) (ADA and retaliatory discharge)  Text

Frazier v. Iowa Beef Processors, Inc., 200 F.3d 1190 (8th Cir. 2000) (FMLA and retaliatory discharge)  Text

Baldwin v. Iowa Select Farms, L.P., 6 F.Supp.2d 831 (N.D. Iowa 1998) (FLSA and Equal Pay Act)  Text

Wilson v. Prudential Ins. Co. of Am., 97 F.3d 1010 (8th Cir. 1996) (workers’ comp – applying MO law)  Text


NINTH CIRCUIT

Gomez v. J. Jacobo Farm Labor Contractor, Inc., No. 115CV01489AWIBAM, 2019 WL 5787805 (E.D. Cal. Nov. 6, 2019) (asserting claims for violating California’s wage-and-hour laws and the federal Migrant and Seasonal Agricultural Workers Protection Act) Text 

Marquez Amaro v. Gerawan Farming, Inc, No. 114CV00147DADSAB, 2019 WL 3772804, at *1 (E.D. Cal. Aug. 8, 2019) (alleging violations of AWPA) Text 

Marquez Amaro v. Gerawan Farming, Inc, No. 114CV00147DADSAB, 2019 WL 3714575, at *2 (E.D. Cal. Aug. 7, 2019), order amended and superseded, No. 114CV00147DADSAB, 2019 WL 3772804 (E.D. Cal. Aug. 8, 2019) (alleging violations of AWPA) Text

Aldapa v. Fowler Packing Co., Inc., 323 F.R.D. 316 (E.D. Cal. 2018) (alleging violation of  AWPA, and failure to provide rest periods, pay minimum wages, provide tools, provide reimbursement for tool expenses, and keep accurate statements on hours worked and wages earned) Text

Acosta v. EuroAmerican Propagators, LLC, No. 17-CV-00131-H-RBB, 2017 WL 8294277, at *1 (S.D. Cal. Oct. 4, 2017) (claim under AWPA and FLSA)

Acosta v. Valley Garlic, Inc., No. 116CV01156AWIEPG, 2017 WL 3641761, at *2 (E.D. Cal. Aug. 24, 2017), on reconsideration, No. 116CV01156AWIEPG, 2018 WL 288017 (E.D. Cal. Jan. 4, 2018)(service of process, violation of AWPA) Text

Alpha Servs., LLC v. Perez, 681 F. App’x 584 (9th Cir. 2017) (implementing regulations of AWPA) Text

Torres v. Mercer Canyons Inc., 835 F.3d 1125 (9th Cir. 2016) (alleging that operator failed to inform them of availability and pay rate of H-2A work in violation of  AWPA) Text

Santacruz v. Southbank Dairies, LLC, No. C16-5200 RJB, 2016 WL 6997086, at *1 (W.D. Wash. Nov. 30, 2016) (claim under AWPA) Text 

Perez v. Blue Mountain Farms, LLC, No. 2:13-CV-5081-RMP, 2015 WL 6869191, at *1 (E.D. Wash. Nov. 9, 2015) (seeking relief under AWPA) Text

Murillo v. Servicio Agricolas Mex, Inc., 592 F. App’x 613 (9th Cir. 2015) (claim under AWPA)

Perez v. Blue Mountain Farms, No. 2:13-CV-5081-RMP, 2015 WL 11112413, at *1 (E.D. Wash. Sept. 28, 2015) (claim under AWPA) 

Perez v. Blue Mountain Farms, No. 2:13-CV-5081-RMP, 2015 WL 4723630, at *1 (E.D. Wash. Aug. 10, 2015) (alleging violation of FLSA and AWPA  by withholding wages) Text

Villalobos v. Calandri Sonrise Farm LP, No. CV122615PSGJEMX, 2015 WL 12732709, at *1 (C.D. Cal. July 22, 2015) (alleging violations of FLSA and AWPA)

Perez v. Sun Pac. Farming Co-op., Inc., No. 1:15-CV-00259-KJM-SK, 2015 WL 3604165, at *1 (E.D. Cal. June 8, 2015) (failure to comply with AWPA and state labor laws)

Arredondo v. Delano Farms Co., 301 F.R.D. 493 (E.D. Cal. 2014) (alleging wage and hour violations of AWPA and California law) Text

Saucedo v. NW Mgmt. & Realty Servs., Inc., 290 F.R.D. 671 (E.D. Wash. 2013) (alleging violations of FLCA and AWPA) Text

Perez v. Blue Mountain Farms, 961 F. Supp. 2d 1164 (E.D. Wash. 2013) (allegedly denying access to investigators to inspect working conditions under MSPA) Text

Arredondo v. Delano Farms Co., 922 F. Supp. 2d 1071 (E.D. Cal. 2013) (alleging wage and hour violations of AWPA and California law) Text

Ortiz-Garcia v. Cam, No. 6:09-CV-6267-AA, 2013 WL 1180889, at *1 (D. Or. Mar. 13, 2013) (alleging wage and hour, AWPA and FLSA violations) Text

Rosales v. El Rancho Farms, No. CIV-F-09-0707 AWI, 2012 WL 2684979, at *1 (E.D. Cal. July 6, 2012) (action under AWPA and failure to pay wages)

Perez-Farias v. Glob. Horizons, Inc., 668 F.3d 588 (9th Cir. 2011), certified question answered, 175 Wash. 2d 518, 286 P.3d 46 (2012) (claim under AWPA)  Text

Ortiz-Garcia v. Cam, No. CIV. 09-6267-HO, 2011 WL 867191, at *1 (D. Or. Mar. 10, 2011) (seek damages for a variety of alleged violations of AWPA, FLSA and Oregon wage and hour laws) Text

Lopez v. Lassen Dairy, No. CV-F-08-121 LJO GSA, 2010 WL 4705521 (E.D. Cal. Nov. 12, 2010) (unfair wage and labor claims against dairy)

Rodriguez v. ACL Farms, No. CV-10-3010-LRS, 2010 WL 4683743 (E.D. Wash. Nov. 12, 2010) (failing to comply with H-2A guest worker arrangements)

Jimenez v. Servicios Agricolas Mex, 742 F.Supp.2d 1078, 2010 WL 2809834 (D. Ariz. Sept. 20, 2010) (action by migrant workers against employer claiming discrimination based upon alienage or citizenship) Text

Lopez v. Lassen Dairy, Inc., No. CV-F-08-121, 2010 WL 3210765 (E.D. Cal. Aug. 10, 2010) (unfair wage and labor claims against dairy producer)

Arrendondo v. Delano Farms, No. CV F 09-1247 LJO DLB, 2010 WL 3212000 (E.D. Cal. Aug 10, 2010) (state wage and hour violations)

Arrendondo v. Delano Farms Co., No. 1:09cv01247 LJO DLB, 2010 WL 2219323 (E.D. Cal. June 02, 2010) (class certification for unpaid wages)

Bobadilla-German v. Bear Creek Orchads, Inc., No. CV 07-3058-PA, 2010 WL 1815796 (D. Or. May 5, 2010) (attorney fees in a labor case)

Frank v. Pasha, No. CV 08-77-H-DWM-RKS, 2009 WL 5173769 (D. Mont. Dec. 30, 2009) (exposure to pesticides while working on prison ranch) Text

Garcia v. Sun Pac. Farming Coop., No. 08-16815, 2009 WL 4912213 (9th Cir. 2009) (refusal to deny class certification)

Bobadilla-German v. Bear Creek Orchads, Inc., No. CV 07-3058-PA, 2009 WL 3448212 (D. Or. Oct. 21, 2009) (no improper deductions taken)

Sandoval v. Rizzuti Farms, Ltd., 656 F.Supp.2d 1265 (E.D. Wash. 2009) (claim of violations of the MSAWPA)  Text

Bobadilla-German v. Bear Creek Orchards, Inc., No. CV 07-3058-PA, 2009 WL 1726342 (D. Or. June 17, 2009) (class certification of AWPA claims) Text

Gonzalez v. Tanimura & Antle, Inc., No. CV 06-2485-PHX-MHM, 2009 WL 1457030 (D. Ariz. May 21, 2009) (violations of the AWAPA; violations of state wage laws) Text

Perez-Farias v. Global Horizons, Inc., No. CV-05-3061-RHW, 2009 WL 1011180 (E.D. Wash. Apr. 15, 2009) (class definition; violations of federal and state farm labor statutes)

Doe v. D.M. Camp & Sons, No. CIV-F-05-1417 AWI SMS, 2009 WL 921442 (E.D. Cal. Mar. 31, 2009) (violations of AWPA; failure to provide breaks and lunch period; failure to pay wages)

Valenzuela v. Giumarra Vineyards Corp., 614 F.Supp.2d 1089 (E.D. Cal. 2009) (violations of AWPA)  Text

Robles v. Sunview Vineyards of Cal., Inc., No. CIV-F-06-0288 AWI SMS, 2009 WL 900731 (E.D. Cal. Mar. 31, 2009) (violations of AWPA)

Cal. Dairies Inc. v. RSUI Indem. Co., No. 1:08-CV-00790 OWW GSA, 2009 WL 747919 (E.D. Cal. Mar. 20, 2009) (extend of insurance coverage in claims of FLSA violations) Text

Alvarado v. Nederend, No. 1:08-CV-01099-OWW-SMS, 2009 WL 506484 (E.D. Cal. Feb. 27, 2009) (violations of AWPA)

Benitez v. Wilbur, No. CV F 08-1122 LJO GSA, 2009 WL 498085 (E.D. Cal. Feb. 26, 2009) (violations of the AWPA)

General Truck Drivers, Warehousemen & Helpers Union Local No. 624 v. Clover Stornetta Farms, No. C-08-2463 SC, 2009 WL 415620 (N.D. Cal. Feb. 19, 2009) (motion to compel arbitration)

Karlsson v. Kona Blue Water Farms, LLC, No. 07-00242-BMK, 2008 WL 4753340 (D. Haw. Oct. 24, 2008) (work injury claims against aquaculture company; breach of warranty of sea worthiness)

Karlsson v. Kona Blue Water Farms, LLC, No. 07-00242-BMK, 2008 WL 4753340 (D. Haw. Oct. 24, 2008) (work injury claims against aquaculture company; breach of warranty of sea worthiness)

Gonzalez v. Tanimura and Antle, Inc., No. CV 06-2485-PHX-MHM, 2008 WL 4446536 (D. Ariz. Sept. 30, 2008) (violations of AWPA & FLSA; failure to pay while waiting for fields to thaw) Text

Vega v. Weeks Wholesale Rose Grower, Inc., No. 1:07-cv-00225 TAG, 2008 WL 4224399 (E.D. Cal. Sept. 12, 2008) (joinder of state and federal worker claims)

Fresh Fruit & Vegetable Workers Local 1096 v. Nat’l Labor Relations Bd., 539 F.3d 1089 (9th Cir. 2008) (no violations of NLRA)  Text

Garcia v. Sun Pac. Farming Coop., No. CV F 06-0871 LJO TAG, 2008 WL 2073979 (E.D. Cal. May 14, 2008) (denial of class certification of AWPA claims)

Diaz v. Eagle Produce Ltd. P’ship, 521 F.3d 1201 (9th Cir. 2008) (age discrimination claim by farm workers)  Text

Doe v. D.M. Camp & Sons, 624 F.Supp.2d 1153 (E.D. Cal. 2008) (joinder of all growers permissible; “working arrangement”)   Text

Arce-Mendez v. Eagle Produce P’ship, Inc., No. CV 05-3857-PHX-JAT, 2009 WL 811451, at *1 (D. Ariz. Mar. 27, 2009) (housing violation under AWPA)

Valenzuela v. Giumarra Vineyards Corp., 619 F.Supp.2d 985, 2008 WL 895943 (E.D. Cal. Mar. 31 2008) (defining “wages” and “working arrangement” under AWPA)  Text

Canyon County v. Syngenta Seeds, Inc., 519 F.3d 969 (9th Cir. 2008) (county’s claim to recover costs associated with companies’ illegal immigrant workers)  Text

Hernandez v. Balakian, 251 F.R.D. 488 (E.D. Cal. Mar. 19, 2008) (class certification)

Arce-Mendez v. Eagle Produce P’ship Inc., No. CV 05-3857-PHX-JAT, 2008 WL 659812 (D. Ariz. Mar. 6, 2008) (liability under protection acts; state contract and tort claims)

Carmen v. Yolo County Flood Control & Water Conservation Dist., 535 F.Supp.2d 1039 (E.D. Cal. 2008) (“irrigation exemption” in FLSA)   Text

Santiago v. Tamarack Tree Co., No. 06-CV-1811-HU, 2007 WL 3171137 (D. Or. Oct. 24, 2007) (reduction of AWPA damages awarded)

Lund v. Leprino Foods Co., No. CIV. S-06-0431 WBS KJM, 2007 WL 1775474 (E.D. Cal. June 20, 2007) (alleging wrongful termination in violation of California Labor Code)  Text

In re Casimiro, No. 05-19558-B-7, 2007 WL 1577947 (Bankr. E.D. Cal. June 4, 2007)

Hernandez v. Balakian, No. CV-F-06-1383 OWW/DLB, 2007 WL 1649911 (E.D. Cal. June 1, 2007)

Perez-Farias v. Global Horizons, Inc., No. CV-05-3061-MWL, 2007 WL 1412796 (E.D. Wash. May 10, 2007)

Perez-Farias v. Global Horizons, Inc., No. CV-05-3061-MWL, 2007 WL 1100419 (E.D. Wash. Apr. 5, 2007)

Perez-Farias v. Global Horizons, Inc., No. CV-05-3061-MWL, 2007 WL 991747 (E.D. Wash. Mar. 30, 2007)

Hernandez v. Balakian, 480 F.Supp. 2d 1198 (E.D. Cal. 2007)  Text

Bran v. Sun Pac. Farming Coop., No. CV F 06-0871-LJO-TAG, 2007 WL 781865 (E.D. Cal. Mar. 13, 2007)

Bran v. Sun Pac. Farming Coop., No. CV F 06-0871-LJO TAG, 2007 WL 678494 (E.D. Cal. Mar. 1, 2007)

Perez-Farias v. Global Horizons, Inc., No. CV-05-3061-MWL, 2007 WL 505739 (E.D. Wash. Feb. 13, 2007)

Ramirez v. RDO-BOS Farms, L.L.C., Civil No. 06-174-KI, 2007 WL 273604 (D.Or. Jan. 23, 2007) Text

Yapuna v. Global Horizons Manpower, Inc., No. CV-06-3048-RHW, 2007 WL 162493 (E.D. Wash. Jan. 16, 2007)

Perez-Farias v. Global Horizons, Inc., No. CV-05-3061-MWL, 2006 WL 3842156 (E.D. Wash. Dec. 28, 2006)

Perez-Enriquez v. Gonzales, 463 F.3d 1007 (9th Cir. 2006)  Text

Perez-Farias v. Global Horizons, Inc., No. CV-05-3061-MWL, 2006 WL 2129295 (E.D. Wash. July 28, 2006)

In re Casimiro, Bankr. Ct. Case No. 05-19558-B-7, Adv. Proc. No. 05-01401, 2006 WL 1581897 (E.D. Cal. June 6, 2006) Text

Pedro-Francisco v. Gonzales, 182 Fed. App’x 665 (9th Cir. 2006)

Alvarez v. IBP, Inc., No. CT-98-5005-RHW, 2005 WL 3941313 (E.D. Wash. Dec. 20, 2005)

Lumbreras v. Roberts, 156 Fed. App’x 952 (9th Cir. 2005)

Hernandez v. Kovacevich “5” Farms, No. 1:04CV5515OWWDLB, 2005 WL 2435906 (E.D. Cal. Sept. 30, 2005) Text

Velasquez v. Khan, No. Civ. S 01-0246MCEDAD, 2005 WL 1683768 (E.D. Cal. July 11, 2005)

Perez-Martin v. Ashcroft, 394 F.3d 752 (9th Cir. 2005)  Text

Gutierrez v. Kovacevich “5” Farms, No. CIV-F-04-5515OWWDLB, 2004 WL 3745224 (E.D. Cal. Dec. 2, 2004)

Medrano v. D’Arrigo Bros. Co. of Cal., 336 F.Supp. 2d 1053 (N.D. Cal. Sept. 22, 2004)  Text

Lemus-Valencia v. Ashcroft, 94 Fed. App’x 552 (9th Cir. 2004)

Chaman-Hurtado v. Ashcroft, 93 Fed. App’x 161 (9th Cir. 2004)

Luquin v. Ashcroft, 103 Fed. App’x 228 (9th Cir. 2004)

Lumbreras v. Roberts, 319 F.Supp. 2d 1191 (D.Or. 2004)  Text

Orozco-Zacarias v. Ashcroft, 95 Fed. App’x 207 (9th Cir. 2004)

Alvarez v. IBP, Inc., 339 F.3d 894 (9th Cir. 2003)  Text

Antonino-Garcia v. Shadrin, No. Civ. 99-655-ST, 2003 WL 22259204 (D.Or. June 24, 2003)

Smith v. Woodward, No. CV-02-547-ST, 2003 WL 23537985 (D.Or. Sept. 30, 2003)

Gaspar v. Ochoa, No. CV 02-257-ST, 2002 WL 31972184 (D.Or. Oct. 10, 2002)

Ochoa v. J.B. Martin & Sons Farms, Inc., 287 F.3d 1182 (9th Cir. 2002) (jurisdiction)  Text

Natural Res. Def. Council v. Whitman, No. C 99-03701, 2001 WL 1221774 (N.D. Cal. Sep. 24, 2001) (farm workers and citizen groups challenging EPA’s regulation of pesticides under FIFRA)

Marlys Bear Medicine v. U.S. ex rel. Sec’y of Dep’t of Interior, 241 F.3d 1208 (9th Cir. 2001) (OSHA)  Text

Chao v. Symms Fruit Ranch, Inc., 242 F.3d 894 (9th Cir. 2001) (OSHA)  Text

Medrano v. D’Arrigo Bros. Co. of Cal., 125 F.Supp.2d 1163 (N.D. Cal. 2000) (AWPA)  Text

Herrera v. Singh, 118 F.Supp.2d 1120 (E.D. Wash. 2000) (AWPA violations)  Text

Cornejo-Ramirez v. James G. Garcia, Inc., No. 99-0201 PHX RCB., 2000 WL 33350974 (D. Ariz. Nov. 21, 2000) (AWPA)

In re Sun World Intern., Inc., 217 B.R. 281 (C.D. Cal. 1998) (refund of employment taxes for Special Agricultural Worker wages)   Text

EEOC v. Nalbandian Sales, Inc., 36 F.Supp.2d 1206 (E.D. Cal. 1998) (Title VII discrimination and third party claims)  Text

Torres-Lopez v. May, 111 F.3d 633 (9th Cir. 1997) (AWPA)  Text

Sanchez-Calderon v. Moorhouse Farms, 995 F.Supp. 1098 (D. Or. 1997) (AWPA and FLSA)  Text

State Farm Mut. Auto Ins. Co. v. Martinez-Lozano, 916 F.Supp. 996 (E.D. Cal. 1996) (AWPA)  Text

Rodriguez v. Carlson, 943 F.Supp. 1263 (E.D. Wash. 1996) (AWPA and OSHA)  Text

Hernandez v. Ever Fresh, Co., 923 F.Supp. 1305 (D. Or. 1996) (housing for H-2A workers and Fair Housing Act)  Text

Conlan v. U.S. Dep’t of Labor, 76 F.3d 271 (9th Cir. 1996) (cert denied 519 U.S. 980) (AWPA)  Text

Bud Antle, Inc. v. Barbosa, 35 F.3d 1355 (9th Cir. 1994) (NLRA agriculture exception)  Text

Barajas v. Bermudez, 43 F.3d 1251 (9th Cir. 1994) (AWPA) Text

Vasquez v. Merrill Farms, 996 F.2d 1229 (9th Cir. 1993) (AWPA)  Text

Snake River Farmers’ Ass’n, Inc. v. Department of Labor, 9 F.3d 792 (9th Cir. 1993) (migrant workers lacked standing to intervene in action by Sec’y of Labor challenging migrant worker wage rates)  Text

Escobar v. Baker, 814 F.Supp. 1491 (W.D. Wash. 1993) (AWPA)  Text

Alejandre-Corona v. Dole, 940 F.2d 1533 (9th Cir. 1991) (sufficiency of applications for temporary agricultural labor certifications) Text

Six Mexican Workers v. Arizona Citrus Growers, 904 F.2d 1301 (9th Cir. 1990) (AWPA)  Text

Dole v. West Extension Irr. Dist., 909 F.2d 349 (9th Cir. 1990) (FLSA)  Text

Contreras v. Mt. Adams Orchard Corp., 744 F.Supp. 1007 (E.D. Wash. 1990) (AWPA)  Text


TENTH CIRCUIT

Garcia Gutierrez v. Puentes, No. 218CV00581KWRGJF, 2020 WL 570845 (D.N.M. Feb. 5, 2020) (alleging various violations of AWPA) Text

Alfaro-Huitron v. Campos, No. CV 15-210 GJF/JHR, 2019 WL 2717711, at *1 (D.N.M. June 28, 2019) (recruited them under false pretenses under AWPA) Text

Echon v. Sackett, No. 14-CV-03420-PAB-NYW, 2019 WL 8275344, at *1 (D. Colo. Feb. 12, 2019) (alleging state law labor violations and violations under FLSA)

Alfaro-Huitron v. WKI Outsourcing Sols., LLC, 347 F. Supp. 3d 635 (D.N.M. 2018) (alleging violation of the  AWPA arising from contractor’s cancellation of their work contracts) Text

Hernandez v. Ray Domenico Farms, Inc., 250 F. Supp. 3d 789 (D. Colo. 2017) (alleging violations of the FLSA, the CWCA, and AWPA) Text

Acosta v. Prowall, Inc., No. 17-CV-00375-CMA-STV, 2017 WL 5990086, at *1 (D. Colo. June 23, 2017) (failure to comply with FLSA)

Garcia v. Tyson Foods, Inc., No. 06-2198-JWL, 2011 WL 346078 (D. Kan. Jan 31, 2011) (Fair Labor Standards Act case regarding unpaid wages for certain activities)

Garcia v. Tyson Foods, Inc., No. 06-2198-JWL, 2011 WL 346078 (D.Kan Jan. 31, 2011) (dispute regarding wages for time spent on various secondary activities)

Garcia v. Tyson Foods, Inc., 255 F.R.D. 678 (D. Kan. 2009) (class certification of FLSA claims)

Garcia v. Tyson Foods, Inc, 534 F.3d 1320 (10th Cir. 2008) (review of injunction to comply with FLSA)   Text

Garcia v. Tyson Foods, Inc., No. 06-2198-JWL, 2007 WL 1299199 (D.Kan. May 2, 2007)

Does v. Rodriguez, Civ. Action No. 06-cv-00805-LTB, 2007 WL 684117 (D.Colo. Mar. 2, 2007)

Garcia v. Tyson Foods, Inc., 474 F.Supp. 2d 1240 (D.Kan. 2007)  Text

Pacheco v. Whiting Farms, Inc., 365 F.3d 1199 (10th Cir. 2004) (agricultural employee under FLSA)  Text

Rodriguez v. Whiting Farms, Inc., 360 F.3d 1180 (10th Cir. 2004)  Text

Muniz v. Soto, No. Civ.A. 03-WM-539 BN, 2004 WL 170310 (D.Colo. Jan. 15, 2004)

Soto v. Jurado, 166 F.3d 1222 (10th Cir. 1998) (claim under AWPA)

Sanders v. Elephant Butte Irr. Dist. of New Mexico, 112 F.3d 468 (10th Cir. 1997) (FLSA)  Text

Antunez v. G & C Farms, Inc., No. Civ-92-0308 HB., 1993 WL 451344 (D. N.M. Aug. 9, 1993) (AWPA)

Sedano v. Mercado, No. CIV 92-0052-HB., 1992 WL 454007 (D. N.M. Oct. 8, 1992) (enforceability of arbitration agreement concerning failure to pay wages and OSHA violations)

Melendez v. Sweetser, No. 9201338-HB., 1992 WL 453979 (D. N.M. Dec. 22, 1992) (AWPA)


ELEVENTH CIRCUIT

Perez-Perez v. Vasquez, No. 16-CIV-14002, 2019 WL 5291097, at *1 (S.D. Fla. June 13, 2019), report and recommendation adopted, No. 16-14002-CIV, 2019 WL 5290909 (S.D. Fla. July 12, 2019) (alleging violations of AWPA and breaches of state contract law)

Dorseli v. Gonzalez, No. 2:17-CV-37-FTM-99CM, 2017 WL 4286482, at *1 (M.D. Fla. Sept. 27, 2017) (seeking damages, injunctive, and declaratory relief for violations of certain provisions of AWPA) Text

Garcia-Celestino v. Ruiz Harvesting, Inc., 843 F.3d 1276 (11th Cir. 2016) (class action against labor supplier, alleging supplier breached terms of clearance orders, and violated FLSA) Text

Doe v. Tapia-Ortiz, No. 214CV206FTM38MRM, 2016 WL 3414862, at *1 (M.D. Fla. June 22, 2016) (awarding statutory damages under AWPA) Text

Cordova v. R & A Oysters, Inc., 169 F. Supp. 3d 1288 (S.D. Ala. 2016)( alleging violations of FLSA,  AWPA, and breach of contract) Text

Cordova v. R & A Oysters, Inc., 101 F. Supp. 3d 1192 (S.D. Ala. 2015) (alleging violations of FLSA,  AWPA, and breach of contract) Text

Farm Family Cas. Ins. Co. v. Melora Farms, LLC, No. 9:14-CV-80972, 2015 WL 11438105, at *1 (S.D. Fla. Mar. 18, 2015)(alleging violation of the vehicle safety provision of AWPA)

Fanette v. Steven Davis Farms, LLC, 28 F. Supp. 3d 1243 (N.D. Fla. 2014) (alleging violations of  AWPA) Text

Sejour v. Steven Davis Farms, LLC, 28 F. Supp. 3d 1216 (N.D. Fla. 2014) (seeking reimbursement of their transportation and visa expenses, and well as unpaid wages, pursuant to FLSA) Text

Bautista Hernandez v. Tadala’s Nursery, Inc., 34 F. Supp. 3d 1229 (S.D. Fla. 2014) (alleging violations of  AWPA and Fair Labor Standards Act FLSA and seeking damages) Text 

Araiza-Calzada v. Webb’s Seafood, Inc., 49 F. Supp. 3d 1001 (N.D. Fla. 2014) (alleging violations of FLSA, Florida Constitution,  AWPA, and breach of contract) Text

Garcia-Celestino v. Consol. Citrus Ltd. P’ship, No. 2:10-CV-542-FTM-38, 2014 WL 103434, at *2 (M.D. Fla. Jan. 10, 2014) (claim under AWPA, FLSA and the minimum wage provisions of the Florida Constitution)

Norilus v. A&J Farms, Inc., No. 13-20343-CIV, 2013 WL 12149623, at *1 (S.D. Fla. Dec. 30, 2013) (minimum wage in violation of AWPA)

Bautista Hernandez v. Tadala’s Nursery, Inc., No. 12-61062-CIV, 2013 WL 12043485, at *1 (S.D. Fla. Oct. 21, 2013)(alleging claims under AWPA and FLSA)

Tomason v. Stanley, No. 6:13-CV-42, 2013 WL 5652040, at *1 (S.D. Ga. Oct. 16, 2013) (allege violations of AWPA and FLSA) Text 

Castillo v. Groundlevel, Inc., No. 8:13-CV-01585-T-27, 2013 WL 5499611, at *1 (M.D. Fla. Oct. 1, 2013) (alleged violations of AWPA and FLSA)  Text

Smith v. Bulls-Hit Ranch & Farm, No. 3:12-CV-449-J-15TEM, 2013 WL 3833145, at *2 (M.D. Fla. July 23, 2013) (alleging minimum wage violations under AWPA, FLSA and the Trafficking Victims Protection Reauthorization Act)

Smith v. Bulls-Hit Ranch & Farm, No. 3:12-CV-449-J-34TEM, 2013 WL 12385320, at *1 (M.D. Fla. Jan. 11, 2013), report and recommendation adopted, No. 3:12-CV-449-J-15TEM, 2013 WL 12316342 (M.D. Fla. June 17, 2013) (seeking settlement agreement approval in relation to FLSA violations) 

Jean v. Torrese, No. 10-22467-CIV, 2012 WL 3757022, at *1 (S.D. Fla. Aug. 28, 2012) (alleges violations of AWPA and the FLSA) Text

De Leon-Granados v. Eller & Sons Trees, Inc., No. 1:05-CV-1473-CC, 2012 WL 13065433, at *1 (N.D. Ga. Sept. 28, 2012) (alleged violations of FLSA and AWPA) 

Garcia-Celestino v. Ruiz Harvesting, Inc., 280 F.R.D. 640 (M.D. Fla. 2012)( asserting claim under AWPA, FLSA, the minimum wage provisions of the Florida Constitution) Text 

Jean v. Torrese, 278 F.R.D. 656 (S.D. Fla. 2011) (alleging violations of AWPA)

Joseph v. Morice, No. 10-22466-CIV, 2011 WL 486137 (S.D. Fla. Feb. 7, 2011) (violations of Migrant and Season Agricultural Worker Protection Act)

Mesa v. Ag-Mart Produce, Inc., No. 2:07-cv-47-FtM-36DNF, 2010 WL 4909591 (M.D. Fla. Nov. 29, 2010) (settlement of labor suit by piece-rate basis migrant workers)

Rangel v. Bryson, No. 2:10-CV-500, 2010 WL 4117099, at *1 (M.D. Fla. Sept. 30, 2010), report and recommendation adopted, No. 2:10-CV-500, 2010 WL 4117074 (M.D. Fla. Oct. 19, 2010) (claim under both AWPA and FLSA) Text

Ojeda-Sanchez v. Bland Farms, No. 608CV096, 2010 WL 3282984 (S.D. Ga. Aug. 18, 2010) (claim of inadequate compensation by H-2A guest workers)

In re Tyson Foods, Inc. 694 F.Supp.2d 1358 (M.D. Ga. 2010) (FLSA; denial of compensation for donning and doffing)  Text

In re Tyson Foods, Inc. 694 F.Supp.2d 1372 (M.D. Ga. 2010) (FLSA; denial of compensation for donning and doffing)  Text

Rosario-Guerro v. Orange Blossom Harvesting, — F.Supp.2d —, 2010 WL 672808 (M.D. Fla. 2010) (class certification for AWPA, FLSA, & minimum wage claims)

Luna v. Del Monte Fresh Produce (Se.), Inc., No. 09-12464, 2009 WL 4366953 (11th Cir. Dec. 3, 2009) (violations of AWPA and FLSA) Text

Ojeda-Sanchez v. Bland, No. 608CV096, 2009 WL 3851623 (S.D. Ga. Nov. 17, 2009) (reduction in wages from minimum in FLSA)

Ramos-Barrientos v. Bland, — F.Supp.2d —, 2009 WL 3851624 (S.D. Ga. Nov. 17, 2009) (unpaid wages claims under FLSA) Text

Reyes-Fuentes v. Shannon Produce Farm, Inc., No. 608CV059, 2009 WL 3855177 (S.D. Ga. Nov. 16, 2009) (anti-retaliation provision of FLSA) Text

Napoles-Arcila v. Pero Family Farms, LLC, No. 08-807779-CIV, 2009 WL 1585970 (S.D. Fla. June 4, 2009) (class certification of breach of contract and violations of state minimum wage law claims) Text

Watson v. Ala. Farmers Coop., No. 08-15091, 2009 WL 962667 (11th Cir. Apr. 10, 2009) (age discrimination claims) Text

Anderson v. Perdue Farms, Inc., 604 F.Supp.2d 1339 (M.D. Ala. 2009) (failure to compensate for all time; violations of FLSA)  Text

Ojeda-Sanchez v. Bland Farms, 600 F.Supp.2d 1373 (S.D. Ga. 2009) (protective order to limit potential opt-in clients in FLSA action)  Text

Arriaga-Zacarias v. Lewis Taylor Farms, Inc., No. 7:08-CV-32(HL), 2008 WL 5115005 (M.D. Ga. Dec. 4, 2008) (FLSA claims; class certification) Text

Perez-Benites v. Candy Brand, LLC, No. 07-CV-1048, 2008 WL 4809105 (W.D. Ark. Oct. 31, 2008) (failure to pay H-2A worker expenses under FLSA)

De Leon-Granados v. Eller & Sons Trees, Inc., 581 F.Supp.2d 1295 (N.D. Ga. 2008) (worker claims of violations of FLSA & AWPA)  Text

Hernandez v. Two Bros. Farm, LLC, 579 F.Supp.2d 1379 (S.D. Fla. 2008) (failure to paid agreed contract and FLSA wages)  Text

Renteria-Marin v. Ag-Mart Produce, Inc., 537 F.3d 1321 (11th Cir. 2008) (housing violations by employeer)   Text

Luna v. Del Monte Fresh Produce (Se.), Inc., No. 1:06-CV-2000-JEC, 2008 WL 754452 (N.D. Ga. Mar. 19, 2008) (Fair Labor Standards Act claims; AWPA claims)

Antonio-Candelaria v. Gibbs Farms, Inc., No. 1:06-CV-39 (WLS), 2008 WL 623211 (M.D. Ga. Mar. 4, 2008) (statute of limitations)

Chao v. Tyson Foods, Inc., No. 2:02-CV-1174-VEH, 2008 WL 2020323 (N.D. Ala. Jan. 22, 2008) (second compensable break period; compensable work) Text

Moreno-Espinosa v. J & J Ag Products, Inc., 247 F.R.D. 686 (S.D. Fla. 2007) (class certification)

De Leon-Granados v. Eller & Sons Trees, 497 F.3d 1214 (11th Cir. 2007) (review of class certification)  Text

Harris v. Johns, Nos. 3:06-cv-433-J-32MCR, 3:07-cv-30-J-32MCR, 2007 WL 2310784 (M.D. Fla. Aug. 8, 2007) (allowing addition of new plaintiffs)

Morales-Arcadio v. Shannon Produce Farms, Inc., No. 605CV062, 2007 WL 2106188 (S.D. Ga. July 18, 2007)

Sariol v. Florida Crystals Corp., No. 06-11370, 2007 WL 1893006 (11th Cir. July 3, 2007) (asserting overtime claim under FLSA) Text

Anderson v. Cagle’s, Inc., 488 F.3d 945 (11th Cir. 2007) (alleging violation of FLSA) Text

Reyna v. Conagra Foods, Inc., No. 3:04-cv-39 (CDL), 2007 WL 1704577 (M.D. Ga. June 11, 2007) (claim under the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and FLSA)  Text

Luna v. Del Monte Fresh Produce (Se.), Inc., Civ. Action No. 1:06-CV-2000-JEC, 2007 WL 1500269 (N.D. Ga. May 18, 2007)

Renteria-Marin v. Ag-Mart Produce, Inc., 488 F.Supp. 2d 1197 (M.D. Fla. 2007) (claim under AWPA) Text

Borja v. Hines Nurseries, Inc., 172 Fed. App’x 927 (11th Cir. 2006)

Escolastico De Leon-Granados v. Eller & Sons Trees, Inc., 452 F. Supp. 2d 1282 (N.D. Ga. 2006) (wage claim action under AWPA) Text

Mitchell v. Osceola Farms Co., 447 F.Supp. 2d 1307 (S.D. Fla. 2006) (breach of contract for underpaid labor) Text

De Leon-Granados v. Eller & Sons Trees, Inc., 452 F.Supp. 2d 1282 (N.D. Ga. 2006) (claim under AWPA) Text

Avila-Gonzalez v. Barajas, No. 2:04CV567-FTM-33DNF, 2006 WL 643297 (M.D. Fla. Mar. 2, 2006)

Mitchell v. Osceola Farms Co., 408 F.Supp. 2d 1275 (S.D. Fla. 2005) (breach of contract for underpaid labor) Text

Dawkins v. Picolata Produce Farms, Inc., No. 3:05-CV-559-J-32MMH, 2005 WL 3054054 (M.D. Fla. Nov. 15, 2005)

Silva-Arriaga v. Tex. Express, Inc., No. 2:03CV690FTM-33SPC, 2005 WL 2850066 (M.D. Fla. Oct. 28, 2005)

Silva-Arriaga v. Tex. Express, Inc., 222 F.R.D. 684 (M.D. Fla. 2004) Text

Salas-Mateo v. Ochoa, No. 03-14357-CIV, 2004 WL 1824124 (S.D. Fla. Mar. 26, 2004) Text

Davis v. Charoen Pokphand (USA), Inc., 302 F.Supp. 2d 1314 (M.D. Ala. 2004) (action for failing to pay overtime wages under FLSA) Text

Davis v. Charoen Pokphand (USA), Inc., 303 F.Supp. 2d 1272 (M.D. Ala. 2004) (action for failing to pay overtime wages under FLSA) Text

Morante-Navarro v. T&Y Pine Straw, Inc., 350 F.3d 1163 (11th Cir. 2003) (“agricultural employment” under AWPA)  Text

Gonzalez-Sanchez v. Int’l Paper Co., 346 F.3d 1017 (11th Cir. 2003) (joint employer)  Text

Martinez-Mendoza v. Champion Int’l Corp., 340 F.3d 1200 (11th Cir. 2003) (action under AWPA and FLSA) Text

Ares v. Manuel Diaz Farms, Inc., 318 F.3d 1054 (11th Cir. 2003) (“agricultural employee” under FLSA)  Text

Arriaga v. Fla. Pac. Farms, L.L.C., 305 F.3d 1228 (11th Cir. 2002) (failure to comply with minimum wage requirements under FLSA) Text

Martinez v. Mecca Farms, Inc., 213 F.R.D. 601 (S.D. Fla. 2002) (undocumented workers seek class certification)

Alcegaire v. J.M. Mgmt. Group, No. 01-8214-CIV, 2002 WL 32655873 (S.D. Fla. Oct. 4, 2002)

Alcegaire v. J.M. Mgmt. Group, No. 01-8214-CIV, 2002 WL 32655874 (S.D. Fla. Oct. 4, 2002)

Alcegaire v. J.M. Mgmt. Group, No. 01-8214-CIV-HURLEY, 01-8214-CIV-JOHNSON, 2002 WL 32654836 (S.D. Fla. Sept. 23, 2002)

Fox v. Tyson Foods, Inc., No. CV-99-BE-1612-M, 2002 WL 32987224 (N.D. Ala. Feb. 4, 2002)

Barton v. Parker, No. Civ.A.1:01-CV-2004-J, 2001 WL 34049915 (N.D. Ga. Dec. 13, 2001) (employment discrimination and H-2A workers)

Alvarado v. R&W Farms, No. 99-1726-CIV-T-30F, 2001 WL 34104844 (M.D. Fla. Oct. 5, 2001) (violation of H-2A requirements and FLSA)

Wales v. Jack M. Berry, Inc., 192 F.Supp.2d 1291 (M.D. Fla. 2000) (AWPA)  Text

Herman v. Continental Grain Co., 80 F.Supp.2d 1290 (M.D. Ala. 2000) (FLSA)  Text

Charles v. Burton, 169 F.3d 1322 (11th Cir. 1999) (cert denied 528 US 879) (AWPA)  Text

Wales v. Jack M. Berry, Inc., 192 F. Supp. 2d 1269 (M.D. Fla. 1999) (alleging violations of AWPA and FLSA) Text

Metzler v. Lykes Pasco, Inc., 972 F.Supp. 1438 (S.D. Fla. 1997) (AWPA)  Text

Antenor v. D & S Farms, 88 F.3d 925 (11th Cir. 1996) (AWPA and FLSA )  Text

Charles v. Burton, 857 F.Supp. 1574 (M.D. Ga. 1994) (AWPA)  Text

Campbell v. Miller, 844 F.Supp. 1516 (M.D. Fla. 1994) (AWPA)  Text

Antenor v. D & S Farms, 866 F.Supp. 1389 (S.D. Fla. 1994) (AWPA and FLSA)  Text

Alviso-Medrano v. Harloff, 868 F.Supp. 1367 (M.D. Fla. 1994) (AWPA)  Text

Aimable v. Long and Scott Farms, 20 F.3d 434 (11th Cir. 1994) (AWPA and FLSA)  Text

Caro-Galvan v. Curtis Richardson, Inc., 981 F.2d 501 (11th Cir. 1993) (AWPA and FLSA)  Text

Caro-Galvan v. Curtis Richardson, Inc., 993 F.2d 1500 (11th Cir. 1993) (AWPA and FLSA)  Text

Stewart v. Everett, 804 F.Supp. 1494 (M.D. Fla. 1992) (AWPA)  Text

Saintida v. Tyre, 783 F.Supp. 1368 (S.D. Fla. 1992) (AWPA)  Text

Leach v. Johnston, 812 F.Supp. 1198 (M.D. Fla. 1992) (AWPA and FLSA)  Text

Jordan v. Southern Wood Piedmont Co., 805 F.Supp. 1575 (S.D. Ga. 1992) (OSHA and FIFRA)  Text

Jean v. Tyre, No. 89-2367, 1991 WL 51316 (S.D. Fla. Feb. 11, 1991) (AWPA)

Alfred v. Okeelanta Corp., No. 89-8285-CIV-RYSKAMP, 1991 WL 177658 (S.D. Fla. Apr. 16, 1991) (AWPA)

Stewart v. Woods, 730 F.Supp. 1096 (M.D. Fla. 1990) (AWPA)  Text

Cheryl v. Bowman, 901 F.2d 1053 (11th Cir. 1990) (AWPA and sufficient contacts for personal jurisdiction)  Text

Charite v. Jones, No. 89-2548, 1990 WL 165247 (S.D. Fla. Aug, 13, 1990) (AWPA)


D.C. CIRCUIT

Overdevest Nurseries, L.P. v. Scalia, No. CV 18-1347 (RBW), 2020 WL 1873491, at *1 (D.D.C. Apr. 15, 2020) (wage rates for H-2 workers)

Garcia v. Acosta, 393 F. Supp. 3d 93 (D.D.C. 2019)( challenging Secretary’s practice of certifying employers to hire H-2A temporary foreign agricultural workers) Text

United Farm Workers v. Solis, 697 F.Supp.2d 5 (D. D.C. Mar 22, 2010) (new rules under the Immigration and Nationality Act)  Text

United Farm Workers v. Solis, — F.Supp.2d —, 2010 WL 1037958 (D.D.C. 2010) (wage rate for H-2A workers)

United Farm Workers v. Chao, 593 F.Supp.2d 166 (D. D.C. 2009) (challenge to new regulations on domestic and alien farm workers)  Text

Agri Processor Co., Inc. v. N.L.R.B., 514 F.3d 1 (D.C. Cir. 2008) (undocumented workers protected by NLRA)  Text

Garcia v. Veneman, 224 F.R.D. 8 (D.D.C. 2004) (class certification)   Text

United Farm Workers of Am., AFL-CIO v. Chao, 227 F.Supp. 2d 102 (D.D.C. 2002)  Text

NAACP, Jefferson County Branch v. U.S. Sugar Corp., 84 F.3d 1432 (D.C. Cir. 1996) (worker exploitation)  Text

NAACP v. Martin, No. 82-2315, 1995 WL 870020 (D. D.C. Feb. 6, 1995) (temporary employment of foreign workers production rates)

NAACP, Jefferson County Branch v. U.S. Sec’y of Labor, 865 F.Supp. 903 (D. D.C. 1994) (worker exploitation)  Text

NAACP, Jefferson County Branch v. U.S. Sec’y of Labor, 846 F.Supp. 91 (D. D.C. 1994) (worker exploitation)  Text

Orengo Caraballo v. Reich, 11 F.3d 186 (D.C. Cir. 1993) (reimbursement for travel expenses for migrant workers)  Text

Joseph v. U.S. Dep’t of Labor, 787 F.Supp. 247 (D. D.C. 1992) (wages for foreign agricultural workers)  Text

Frederick County Fruit Growers Ass’n, Inc. v. Martin, 968 F.2d 1265 (D.C. Cir. 1992) (wages for foreign agricultural workers)  Text

AFL-CIO v. Dole, 923 F.2d 182 (D.C. Cir. 1991) (methodology of computing wages by Department of Labor)  Text

Brown v. Department of Labor, No. 89-1220, 1991 WL 11693237 (D. D.C. Feb. 15, 1991) (FOIA)

Wint v. Yeutter, 902 F.2d 76 (D.C. Cir. 1990) (elimination of sugar cane workers from eligibility for permanent residence under IRCA and whether sugar cane was a “perishable commodity”)  Text

CATA v. Dole, 731 F.Supp. 541 (D. D.C. 1990) (challenging Department of Labor’s adoption of “prevailing practice” for employers to adhere to)  Text

AFL-CIO v. Dole, 745 F.Supp. 18 (D. D.C. 1990) (methodology of computing wages by Department of Labor)  Text


FEDERAL CIRCUIT

Mendoza v. United States, 87 Fed. Cl. 331 (Fed. Cl. 2009) (where employees “federal employees”)

McNamara v. Comm’r, 78 T.C.M. (CCH) 530 (T.C. 1999) rev’d, 236 F.3d 410 (8th Cir. 2000) not acquiesced, 2003-42 I.R.B. 839 (2003) and nonacq. recommended by 2003 WL 22451994 (Oct. 22, 2003) (agricultural self-employment as taxable)  Text


NATIONAL LABOR RELATIONS BOARD

In re Sanderson Farms, Inc., 337 NLRB No. 92, Case 15-CA-16437 (June 06, 2002)

Seaboard Farms of Kentucky, Inc., Case 26-CA-15584, 1993 WL 285796 (N.L.R.B. July 27, 1993) (NLRA agriculture exception)

Produce Magic, 311 NLRB 1277 (N.L.R.B. 1993) (NLRA agriculture exception)

Draper Valley Farms, Inc., 307 N.L.R.B. 1440 (N.L.R.B. 1992) (NLRA agriculture exception)

Camsco Produce Co., 297 NLRB 905 (N.L.R.B. 1990) (NLRA agriculture exception)

Campbells Fresh, 298 NLRB 432 (N.L.R.B. 1990) (NLRA agriculture exception)


ALABAMA

Griffin Wood Co., Inc. v. Horton, 859 So.2d 1127 (Ala. Civ. App. 2002)  Text

JWM, Inc. v. Raines, 779 So.2d 247 (Ala. Civ. App. 2000) (workers’ comp)  Text

Curvin v. Pinyan, 717 So.2d 435 (Ala. Civ. App. 1998) (negligence of employer for injury of farm worker)  Text

Ex parte Gold Kist, Inc., 686 So.2d 260 (Ala. 1996) (USDA inspector injury during inspection of poultry facility)  Text

Duke v. Gold Kist, Inc., 686 So.2d 258 (Ala. Civ. App. 1995) (USDA inspector injury during inspection of poultry facility)  Text

Coker v. Twin County Farm Serv., 619 So.2d 932 (Ala. Civ. App. 1993) (workers’ comp)  Text

Early v. Dunn, 615 So.2d 1209 (Ala. Civ. App. 1992) (workers’ comp)  Text


ARIZONA

Trust v. County of Yuma, 69 P.3d 510 (Ariz. Ct. App. 2003) (farmworker housing)  Text

Simpson v. Industrial Comm’n of Ariz., 942 P.2d 1172 (Ariz. Ct. App. 1997) (workers’ comp)  Text

Labor Force v. Indus. Comm’n of Ariz., 911 P.2d 553 (Ariz. Ct. App. 1995) (workers’ comp)  Text

Avila v. Northrup King Co., 880 P.2d 717 (Ariz. Ct. App. 1994) (workers’ comp and defining “labor contractor”)  Text

Growers Co. v. Indus. Comm’n of Ariz., 842 P.2d 1322 (Ariz. Ct. App. 1992) (whether worker was employee of farm labor contractor or planting company)  Text

Bruce Church, Inc. v. United Farm Workers of America, AFL-CIO, 816 P.2d 919 (Ariz. Ct. App. 1991) (unfair labor practice)  Text

Aguiar v. Indus. Comm’n of Ariz., 797 P.2d 711 (Ariz. Ct. App. 1990) (widow’s claim for benefits for farm laborer who died on the job)  Text


ARKANSAS

Galloway v. Tyson Foods, No. CA 10-219, 2010 WL 3672764 (Ark. Ct. App. Sept. 22, 2010) (plaintiff failed to show his injuries were sustained through his employment at Tyson Foods)

Perez-Benites v. Candy Brand, LLC, 267 F.R.D. 242 (W.D. Ark. 2010) (class certification for violations under FLSA)

United Farms, Inc. v. Gist, — S.W.3d —, 2009 WL 3460260 (Ark. Ct. App. 2009) (workers’ compensation for back injury) Text

Ballesteros v. Tyson Poultry, Inc., — S.W.3d —, 2009 WL 1151744 (Ark. Ct. App. 2009) (upholding denial of workers’ comp benefits) Text

Mitchell ex rel. Wagner v. Tyson Poultry, Inc., 292 S.W.3d 848 (Ark. Ct. App. 2009) (death was compensable under state’s workers’ compensation laws) Text

Barnes v. Greenhead Farming, 270 S.W.3d 873 (Ark. Ct. App. 2008) (review of decision injury was noncompensable)  Text

Johnson v. Bonds Fertilizer, Inc., 289 S.W.3d 431 (Ark. 2008) (whose employment was in employee in at time of accident)  Text

Parker v. Petit Jean Poultry, Inc., No. CA 07-1225, 2008 WL 4493411 (Ark. Ct. App. Oct. 8, 2008) (denial of workers’ compensation claims)

Barnes v. Greenhead Farming, 101 Ark.App. 129, (Ark. Ct. App. 2008) (review of denial of workers’ compensation benefits)  Text

Morales v. Martinez, 198 S.W.3d 134 (Ark. App. 2004)  Text

Dee v. Brown’s Sod Farm, No. CA99-1437, 2000 WL 726553 (Ark. Ct. App. June 7, 2000) (workers’ compensation)

Lawhon Farm Serv. v. Brown, 984 S.W.2d 1 (Ark. 1998) (workers’ compensation)  Text

Hutchins Greenhouse & Nursery, Inc. v. Vaughn, No. CA97-1274, 1998 WL 324998 (Ark. Ct. App. June 17, 1998) (greenhouse not exempt from workers’ compensation as agricultural labor)

Rodriguez v. Dir., Ark. Employment Sec. Dep’t, 952 S.W.2d 186 (1997) (OSHA and unemployment payments)  Text

Craig v. Traylor, 915 S.W.2d 257 (Ark. 1996) (OSHA, workers’ compensation, tort claims)  Text

Ragland v. Pittman Garden Center, Inc., 820 S.W.2d 450 (Ark. 1991) (FLSA and tax assessment)  Text

Loyd v. Green Acres Grass Farm, No. CA 91-29, 1991 WL 231265 (Ark. Ct. App. Nov. 6, 1991) (workers’ compensation)

Death and Permanent Total Disability Trust Fund v. Deltic Farm & Timber, No. CA 90-309, 1991 WL 45973 (Ark. Ct. App. Apr. 3, 1991) (workers’ compensation)

Franklin Collier Farms v. Bullard, 800 S.W.2d 438 (Ark. Ct. App. 1990) (workers’ compensation)  Text


CALIFORNIA

Guerrero v. Superior Court, 213 Cal. App. 4th 912, 153 Cal. Rptr. 3d 315 (2013), as modified on denial of reh’g (Mar. 11, 2013) (unpaid wages and overtime under FLSA, the Labor Code, and an Industrial Welfare Commission  wage order) Text

Martinez v. Combs, 231 P.3d 259 (Cal. 2010) (minimum wage for seasonal workers)  Text

Artesia Dairy v. Agric. Labor Relations Bd., 86 Cal.Rptr.3d 91 (Cal. Ct. App. 2008) (employees eligible to vote to unionize agricultural workers)  Text

Zavala v. Jones, No. C050236, 2007 WL 1180967 (Cal. Ct. App. Apr. 23, 2007)

Maldonado v. Merjan Fin. Corp., No. F048929, 2007 WL 93480 (Cal. Ct. App. Jan. 16, 2007)

Baptist v. Robinson, 49 Cal. Rptr. 3d 153 (Cal. Ct. App. 2006)   Text

Signature Fruit Co. v. Workers’ Comp. Appeals Bd., 47 Cal. Reptr. 3d 878 (Cal. Ct. App. 2006)  Text

Hess Collection Winery v. Cal. Agric. Labor Relations, 45 Cal. Rptr. 3d 609 (Cal. Ct. App. 2006)  Text

Navarette v. Green Valley Ag, Inc., No. F042042, 2004 WL 838047 (Cal. Ct. App. Apr. 20, 2004

Ruiz v. Cabrera, 120 Cal. Rptr. 2d 320 (Cal. Ct. App. 2002) (workers’ compensation)  Text

Suzuki v. Eli Lilly and Co., No. B149377, 2001 WL 1530888 (Cal. Ct. App. Dec. 4, 2001) (tortious acts of union and members)

Coastal Berry Co. v. Agric. Labor Relations Bd., 114 Cal.Rptr.2d 228 (Cal. Ct. App. 2001) (reinstatement and back pay award for striking workers)  Text

United Farm Workers of America, AFL-CIO v. Dutra Farms, 100 Cal.Rptr.2d 251 (Cal. Ct. App. 2000) (unfair labor practices)  Text

Agric. Labor Relations Bd. v. Superior Court, 56 Cal.Rptr.2d 409 (Cal. Ct. App. 1996) (agricultural workers’ bargaining representative)  Text

United Farm Workers of America v. Agric. Labor Relations Bd., 48 Cal.Rptr.2d 696 (Cal. Ct. App. 1995) (standing to assert union unfair labor practices)  Text

Martinez v. State Comp. Ins. Fund, 38 Cal.Rptr.2d 639 (Cal. Ct. App. 1995) (workers’ compensation)  Text

Scheid Vineyards & Management Co. v. Agric. Labor Relations Bd., 27 Cal.Rptr.2d 36 (Cal. Ct. App. 1994) (orders to bargain and economic losses for union members)  Text

Phillip D. Bertelsen, Inc. v. Agric. Labor Relations Bd., 29 Cal.Rptr.2d 204 (Cal. Ct. App. 5 Dist. 1994) (INA and AWPA not preempt back pay award for alien workers)  Text

Agric. Labor Relations Bd. v. Superior Court, 34 Cal.Rptr.2d 546 (Cal. Ct. App. 1994) (derivative employer liability for unfair labor practices)  Text

United Farm Workers v. Agric. Labor Relations Bd., 20 Cal.Rptr.2d 879 (Cal. Ct. App. 1993) (refusal to bargain)  Text

Agric. Labor Relations Bd. v. Superior Court, 18 Cal.Rptr.2d 907 (Cal. Ct. App. 1993) (back pay and derivative liability)  Text

Phillip D. Bertelsen, Inc. v. Agric. Labor Relations Bd., 3 Cal.Rptr.2d 58 (Cal. Ct. App. 1992) (protected activity and back pay awards)  Text

Michael Hat Farming Co. v. Agric. Labor Relations Bd., 6 Cal.Rptr.2d 179 (Cal. Ct. App. 1992) (defining “agricultural employer” and duties of succeeding employer in bargaining)  Text

Rinaldi v. Workers’ Comp. Appeals Bd., 278 Cal.Rptr. 105 (Cal. Ct. App. 1991) (workers’ compensation)  Text

Maggio, Inc. v. United Farm Workers, 278 Cal.Rptr. 250 (Cal. Ct. App. 1991) (tortious strike)  Text

Harris Feeding Co. v. Dep’t. of Indus. Relations, 273 Cal.Rptr. 598 (Cal. Ct. App. 1990) (agricultural employee wage compliance)  Text

Breaux v. Agric. Labor Relations Bd., 265 Cal.Rptr. 904 (Cal. Ct. App. 1990) (unfair labor practices)  Text


COLORADO

Hernandez v. Ray Domenico Farms, Inc., 2018 CO 15, 414 P.3d 700, reh’g denied (Apr. 9, 2018) (violations of the Colorado Wage Claim Act) Text

Spady Bros. v. Indus. Claim Appeals Office of State of Colo., 942 P.2d 1340 (Colo. App. 1997) (workers’ compensation)  Text

Sorensen v. Goldman, 837 P.2d 266 (Colo. App. 1992) (workers’ compensation)  Text

Higgs v. W. Landscaping & Sprinkler Systems, Inc., 804 P.2d 161 (Colo. 1991) (workers’ compensation)  Text


CONNECTICUT

Kavanagh v. Fenyes, No. CV0304703884, 2006 WL 1679938 (Conn. Super. Ct. June 1, 2006)

Brown v. Piszczek, 893 A.2d 903 (Conn. App. Ct. 2006)  Text

Brown v. Piszczek, No. 567740, 2004 WL 2669264 (Conn. Super. Ct. Oct. 29, 2004)

Nazario v. O.J. Thrall, Inc., No. CV 93 0529180, 1994 WL 146381 (Conn. Super. Ct. Apr. 8, 1994) (sufficient contacts for personal jurisdiction in labor dispute)


DELAWARE

Keim v. Greenhurst Farms, No. 01A-04-005, 2001 WL 1490060 (Del. Super. Ct. Nov. 15, 2001) (unemployment compensation)

Irish Hunt Farms, Inc. v. Stafford, No. 99A-02-003 WCC, 2000 WL 972545 (Del. Super. Ct. Apr. 28, 2000) (workers’ comp)

Connors v. Mountaire Farms of Delmarva, Inc., No. 95A-05-007, 1996 WL 453327 (Del. Super. Ct. May 22, 1996) (unemployment compensation)

Connors v. Mountaire Farms of Delmarva, Inc., No. 95A-05-007, 1995 WL 656790 (Del. Super. Ct. Oct. 18, 1995) (unemployment compensation)

Perdue Farms, Inc. v. Dep’t of Labor, No. 13366, 1994 WL 698584 (Del.Ch. Dec. 7, 1994) (agricultural employee and state Fair Employment Protection Act)

Mcinnis Stables v. Unemployment Ins. Appeal Bd., No. 89A-MR5, 1992 WL 207271 (Del. Super. Ct. Aug. 6, 1992) (unemployment compensation for stable and farm worker)


FLORIDA

Nationwide Mut. Fire Ins. Co. v. Beville, 825 So. 2d 999 (Fla. Dist. Ct. App. 2002)  Text

Pinnock v. Sugar Cane Growers Co-op. of Florida, 791 So.2d 1135 (Fla. Dist. Ct. App. 2001) (nonpayment of wages to H-2A workers and preferential treatment of foreign workers)  Text

Williams v. Atl. Sugar Ass’n, Inc., 773 So.2d 1176 (Fla. Dist. Ct. App. 4 Dist. 2000) (breach of employment contract)  Text

Sugar Cane Growers Co-op. of Fla., Inc. v. Pinnock, 735 So.2d 530 (Fla. Dist. Ct. App. 1999) (payment of wages due under agreement)   Text

Thomas v. Suwannee County, 734 So.2d 492 (Fla. Dist. Ct. App. 1999) (migrant labor camp locations)  Text

Okeelanta Corp. v. Bygrave, 660 So.2d 743 (Fla. Dist. Ct. App. 1995) (class action wage dispute for migrant workers)  Text

Rivera v. Saffold, 606 So. 2d 1249 (Fla. Dist. Ct. App. 1992)( farm worker brought retaliatory discharge action against his former employer) Text

Johnson v. Edwards, 569 So.2d 928 (Fla. Dist. Ct. App. 1990) (breach of employment contract)  Text

Pub. Hous. Assistance, Inc. v. Havill, 571 So. 2d 45 (Fla. Dist. Ct. App. 1990) (action for low income housing for farm workers) Text


GEORGIA

Slappey v. Slappey, 676 S.E.2d 283 (Ga. Ct. App. 2009) (foreclosure of labor’s special lien against crops)  Text

Williams v. Conagra Poultry of Athens, 673 S.E.2d 105 (Ga. Ct. App. 2009) (request of additional benefits time barred)  Text

Cook v. Prehistoric Ponds, Inc., 640 S.E.2d 383 (Ga. Ct. App. 2006) (qualification under WCA)  Text

Gill v. Prehistoric Ponds, Inc., 634 S.E.2d 769 (Ga. Ct. App. 2006) (qualification under WCA)  Text

Palma v. Ga. Farm Bureau Ins. Co., 606 S.E.2d 341 (Ga. Ct. App. 2004) (insurance coverage for farming operation) Text

Williams v. Mitchell Cty. Elec. Membership Corp., 276 Ga. 759, 582 S.E.2d 107 (2003) (farm worker was engaged in “work” within meaning of HVSA) Text

Riley v. Taylor Orchards, 486 S.E.2d 617 (Ga. 1997) (workers’ comp)  Text

J & C Poultry v. Reyes-Guzman, 489 S.E.2d 853 (Ga. 1997) (workers’ comp)  Text

Hillside Orchard Farms, Inc. v. Murphy, 473 S.E.2d 181 (Ga. Ct. App. 1996) (employer liability for agriculture vehicle accident)  Text


MAINE

Maine Mut. Fire Ins. Co. v. Gervais, 1998 ME 197, 715 A.2d 938 (farm workers negligence suit) Text


MICHIGAN

De Bruyn Produce Co. v. Romero, 202 Mich. App. 92, 508 N.W.2d 150 (1993)( action for declaration of nature of legal relationship between it and migrant farm workers with respect to workers’ occupancy of housing units) Text


NEW JERSEY

Rivera v. Bd. of Review, New Jersey Dep’t of Labor, 127 N.J. 578, 606 A.2d 1087 (1992) (Migrant farm worker eligibility for unemployment benefits)  Text


NORTH DAKOTA

Leingang v. George, 1999 ND 32, 589 N.W.2d 585 (farm worker award damages in tort liability) Text


SOUTH CAROLINA

State ex rel. Employment Sec. Comm’n of N. Carolina v. Hopkins, 111 N.C. App. 437, 432 S.E.2d 703 (1993) (assessment of past-due unemployment insurance taxes on employer for wages earned by alien farm workers)


TEXAS

de la Cerda v. Hutchison, No. 93-1743, 1994 WL 255873, at *1 (Tex. Co. Ct. Mar. 8, 1994) (alleging muliplte violations of AWPA)

Martell v. Carballo, No. 92-7244, 1992 WL 391386, at *1 (Tex. Co. Ct. Oct. 30, 1992) (violations of RICO and AWPA)


WASHINGTON

Saucedo v. John Hancock Life & Health Ins. Co., 185 Wash. 2d 171, 369 P.3d 150 (2016)(alleging violations of t FLCA) Text

Perez-Farias v. Glob. Horizons, Inc., 175 Wash. 2d 518, 286 P.3d 46 (2012) (alleging violations of the farm labor contractors act) Text