8th Circ. Revives H-2B Carnival Workers' Wage Suit

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Law360, Los Angeles (December 15, 2015, 7:30 PM ET) — The Eighth Circuit on Tuesday revived a proposed class action from carnival guest workers in the H-2B visa program accusing Deggeller Attractions Inc. of breaching promises to pay the prevailing wage, finding a contractual relationship existed between the parties.

The appeals court reversed a lower court’s dismissal of claims by the migrant workers, marking the first time an appellate court has affirmed the right of H-2B workers to seek legal redress when their employers fail to pay them the prevailing wage, the workers’ attorney Greg Schell…

Source: Law360