Jiminez Martinez v. Cumberland Environmental Resource Company, U.S. Dist. Ct., M.D. Tenn, 03-09-0730 (filed August 2009)
Plaintiff U.S. workers unlawfully prevented from obtaining H-2B jobs working construction on state and federal contracts joined with H-2B guestworkers who were hired and faced exploitation in the construction industry to bring claims against their former employer and recruiters. Claims include racketeering, failure to pay minimum wage, fraud, breach of contract, and retaliation.