Gomez v. J. Jacobo Farm Labor Contractor, Inc. et al

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Case overview

Case Number:



California Eastern

Nature of Suit:

Labor: Other

Multi Party Litigation:

Class Action


Jennifer L. Thurston


  1. April 19, 2024

    Farmworkers Must Clarify FLSA Release In Wage Deal

    A California federal judge identified two issues with a proposed wage and hour settlement between a class of farmworkers and their employer, saying the deal inexplicably releases federal claims that were never filed and the parties haven't formally notified the court of a plaintiff's death.

  2. November 28, 2023

    Farmworkers Settle Wage Suit Against Contractor

    Farmworkers and a farm labor contractor told a California federal judge they agreed to settle the workers' class action accusing the contractor of failing to pay them during rest breaks.

  3. May 24, 2023

    Farm Labor Contractor Can't Bust Rest Break Class Action

    A California federal judge has denied a farm labor contractor's attempt to decertify a class of former wine farm employees accusing it of failing to pay them during rest breaks by delegitimizing its expert report, saying it found the report on behalf of the class to be reliable.

  4. November 07, 2019

    Judge Scolds Attys For Poor Filings In Wage Row

    A California federal judge has admonished attorneys on both sides of a wage-and-hour dispute for the quality of their filings, asserting that their briefs contained "deficiencies" that "significantly increased the burden on the court."