Undocumented Workers Are FLSA Eligible

By Bryan Stillwagon In 2002, the Supreme Court ruled that the NLRB cannot award backpay to undocumented workers even if their employer discharged them for union activity. Awarding backpay to undocumented aliens, the Court said, would encourage future immigration violations. The same ruling does not extend to Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”) violations, according to […]