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The New York Times reported that nine illegal Mexican immigrants who worked as janitors at Wal-Mart stores in New Jersey are suing the company, saying that Wal-Mart and its cleaning contractors did not pay them overtime, contribute to workmen's compensation funds, and withhold taxes. The illegal immigrants, who are facing deportation, also charge that they were paid lower wages and given fewer benefits than workers who were not Mexican.

The lawsuit says that Wal-Mart should be held accountable for its contractors' wage and hour violations.

The nine Mexicans were among more than 250 people arrested last month in a federal immigration raid on 60 Wal-Mart stores in 21 states. Wal-Mart has said that it did not know that the immigrants, who were hired by outside contractors, were illegal and are not culpable for those offenses.
KC's View:
We don't even know where to start with this lawsuit…

Doesn’t being illegal sort of negate any claims the immigrants are able to make?