HSPRD partner Jose Behar was interviewed for the Radio Bilingue’s Comunidad Alerta program about his work on the Peri & Sons settlement and other H-2A visa issues. The interview was aired on March 30th 2016.
The Peri & Sons lawsuit between a Nevada onion farm and H-2A visa workers claimed that the farm had shortened the workers’ pay and did not reimburse travel and immigration-related expenses. The case was settled for $2.8 million and was represented by HSPRD attorneys Matthew J. Piers, José Jorge Behar, Christopher J. Wilmes and Caryn C. Lederer. Listen to the interview here
Jose concentrates his practice in the areas of complex litigation, civil rights, employment discrimination, and labor law. He represents individuals, non-profit organizations, and corporations, and has successfully tried numerous cases concerning claims of sexual harassment, gender discrimination, disability discrimination, national origin discrimination, race discrimination, retaliation, wage-and-hour violations, and unlawful discharge, in federal courts, state tribunals, arbitrations and before administrative agencies.