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Other lawsuits brought on behalf of immigrant workers

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Information about other lawsuits brought on behalf of immigrant workers in the disaster-affected area is available on the website of the Southern Poverty Law Center.

  • Rodrigues et al. v. Belfor USA Group Inc. (The lawsuit alleges that Belfor has unlawfully used a subcontractor system to avoid paying any overtime wages to workers on its massive reconstruction projects in New Orleans.)

  • Navarrete-Cruz v. LVI Environmental Services of New Orleans, Inc., et al. (LVI used a subcontractor system to avoid paying workers the wages owed to them. One such subcontractor, D&L, Environmental, Inc., failed to pay many of its migrant workers anything for much of their labor.  The plaintiffs were employed cleaning public elementary and high schools.)