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Vallejo v. Azteca Electrical Construction

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Federal Court Holds That Immigration Law Does Not Preclude FLSA Liquidated Damages Award

Franczek Radelet P.C • March 13, 2015
In many ways, federal immigration laws and various labor and employment laws, including the FLSA, may appear fundamentally at odds with each other: prohibiting work by undocumented workers on one hand, but allowing them to recover damages when they are not paid work on the other. We have examined this issue with state laws in the past on this blog, and published lengthier articles on the topic elsewhere as well. This past month, the District of Arizona confronted a damages question concerning the intersection of these laws in Vallejo v. Azteca Electrical Construction.