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Representing Low-Wage Workers & Immigrant Workers, From NELA's 2019 Wage & Hour Seminar
Published by National Employment Lawyers Association




Summary
Low wage and immigrant workers are easily exploited and often become the victims of systemic wage and hour violations. Effectively representing these workers has and will continue to present unique challenges for private wage and hour lawyers. The panelists discuss: the impact of immigration status on available relief; working with low-wage and immigrant-based community organizations; preparing clients for depositions and trial, including addressing immigration-related questions during the course of depositions; additional defense tactics and how to combat them; the legal implications for employers who report workers to ICE, and preventing and redressing retaliation.

Presenters
Bryce W. Ashby
Bryce W. Ashby is an attorney with Donati Law, PLLC in Memphis, Tennessee where he concentrates his practice on representing individual workers in employment law issues. Mr. Ashby, who speaks Spanish, focuses much of his practice on representing...More
M. Nieves Bolaños
Maria de las Nieves Bolaños was an attorney with Robin Potter & Associates beginning in 2009 and is now a partner at Potter Bolaños LLC. She represents plaintiffs in wage and hour, whistleblower and False Claims Act, employment discrimination, and...More
Rebecca Eisenbrey
Christopher J. Williams
Christopher J. Williams is the former Director of the Working Hands Legal Clinic (WHLC) in Chicago and currently serves on its Legal Advisory Committee. WHLC is a non-profit legal clinic that works with a network of community-based worker centers to...More
Originally Published
April 13, 2019

Program Titles and Supporting Materials
This program contains the following components:
  1. Representing Low-Wage Workers & Immigrant Workers - Audio
  2. Representing Low-Wage Workers & Immigrant Workers - Paper

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