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3.22.2002

United States Supreme Court Rules Illegal Alien Worker Not Entitled to Back Pay

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In Hoffman Plastic Compounds v. National Labor Relations Board, 00-1595 (Mar. 27,2002), the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that a foreign national who was not authorized to work in the United States was not entitled to back pay from the employer who fired him for union organizing activities. View full article (PDF).