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A casual laborer (undocumented) working for me under the supervision of a licensed contractor on hourly basis has filed for unpaid wages against me in the labor court, San Jose , CA in the amount of $495.00. The claim he filed $495 + over time +liquidated damages + waiting time wages e t c Total $3150.00. I filed a case in small claims court against the contractor and him For the ruined job $8750.00 +nominal charges. I got a judgement today against the contractor $$2500.00 + $335.00. The laborer was let off by the judge. Labor court hearing is on 29th July'15. The contractor has not filed in the labor court but texted me that he will pay me as soon as he can What is my situation in the labor court and what should I do? Thanks very much, Jay XXX XXX XXXX email : XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX