Tag: IUPAT

Facing Deportation for Showing Up to Work

June 21, 2017

This weekend, instead of celebrating Father’s Day with their children and family, beloved fathers and longtime U.S. residents Hugo Mejia and Rodrigo Nunez spent the special day in a detention center near Oakland, California. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) has held Hugo and Rodrigo in immigration custody since May 3. That morning, their employer sent them… Read More»

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Victory: Fired Immigrants Vindicated by NLRB

November 13, 2014

UPDATE: In late November, 50 Washington, DC-based immigrant workers employed by Tito Contractors successfully voted for union representation with IUPAT District Council 51. This came on the heels of the an NLRB administrative law judge agreeing that workers were owed hundreds of thousands of dollars in back wages in response to… Read More»

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