... Sotomayor’s opinion in the case, Mohawk Industries v. Carpenter, No. 08-678, marked the first use of the term "undocumented immigrant," according to a legal database. The term "illegal immigrant" has appeared in a dozen decisions.
This is a relatively minor issue, but expect things to get worse and maybe even much worse. At this point in time, it's worth looking back at those who basically took...
... been requested to determine if Mohawk Industries tampered with potential witnesses in a federal lawsuit.
The Calhoun-based carpet manufacturer is accused of "widespread employment of illegal workers" in order to drive down wages and workers compensation claims at their Northwest Georgia plants.
...one former employee and one current employee have stepped forward saying they have been...
... current workers at Dalton-based Mohawk Industries claim they received lower wages than workers at other companies in the Dalton area, which is known as the ``Carpet Capital of the World'' and home to carpet plants for Shaw Industries, Interface and other companies.
... racketeering case involving carpet giant Mohawk Industries Inc., its employment practices and allegations that it used labor recruiters in Brownsville.
The case is being closely watched by many employment law specialists – particularly in areas such as North Texas with large illegal immigrant populations – because it could trigger a rash of costly suits against businesses that depend on...
... Suit Involving Illegal Aliens". Mohawk Industries Inc., a very large manufacturer of carpets and flooring, is accused of working with employment agencies to hire illegal aliens with the intent of depressing the wages of their American workers. They're being sued using RICO, the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act.
Previously in this story: "Forging a New Use for Civil RICO".