Tree Service Agrees to Largest Ever Settlement for Hiring Unauthorized Workers

The name Asplundh is synonymous with the orange trucks seen in communities throughout the United States performing various tree and vegetation management services.  In fact, the Philadelphia-based company is one of the nation’s largest privately...

U.S. Immigration Laws Not Enough To Support Termination Of Employee

In a recent decision by the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals, the Court held an employer could not rely on U.S. Immigration laws to support their decision to terminate an employee. Santillan v. USA Waste,...

The Changing of The Guard: How New Immigration Policies Will Affect Department of Labor Investigations

While the effects of the new administration’s immigration policies on the undocumented population is not yet fully known, it does appear that fears over the new direction of such policies have made many undocumented workers...