Immigrant Workers and Their Rights, Documented or Not

Category: Work Injuries

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It doesn’t matter what country you’re from or if you’re in the U.S. documented or not. Workplace injuries don’t care about immigration status or language abilities. Everyone hurt on the job deserves representation.

Arizona-based workers’ rights attorneys Robert Wisniewski and Javier Grajeda share their vast experiences representing immigrant workers.

Communication is vital, and those with limited English proficiency often need help. Wisniewski shares tips on helping foreign workers communicate the extent of their injuries. American demographics are changing, but our system of protection is for everyone. A competent, certified interpreter is one key.

Undocumented workers, and even documented immigrants, may not know they have rights or may be afraid to speak up. Some may not have valid tax ID information or may work under an assumed name. Others may have left the country or been deported after an accident.

  • What are cultural tells?
  • How do other cultures react in a courtroom?
  • How do legal professionals vet interpreters?
  • How can you ask simple, direct questions that may uncover information a case hinges on?

These and other tips, in this episode of Workers’ Comp Matters.

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