Calif. Farm Can't Contact Suing Truckers After Home Visit 1 Calif. Farm Can't Contact Suing Truckers After Home Visit

Calif. Farm Can't Contact Suing Truckers After Home Visit

By Alyssa Aquino (August 23, 2022, 5:45 PM EDT) — A California farm has been barred from contacting two former employees suing for fair wages, after a federal judge refused to buy the farm’s explanation for sending a paralegal unannounced to one of the ex-workers’ homes.

Fresh Harvest Inc. said it had wanted to offer Gustavo Luevano-Vaca, who had worked as a trucker for the farm on an H-2A agricultural visa until 2020, a job with its Mexican affiliate, Harvest Tek, but Luevano-Vaca said the visit to his home in Baja California, Mexico, was really from a Mexican “vigilante” group’s leader who allegedly tried to get him to abandon allegations that…