Tag: discrimination

June 30, 2016

Staffing Company Pays $153,000 to Settle Immigration Discrimination Claims

Powerstaffing Inc., a temporary staffing agency based in Edison, New Jersey, agreed to pay $153,000 to resolve allegations that its North Bergen, New Jersey, office discriminated against work-authorized non-U.S. citizens in violation of the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA). The Department of Justice‚Äôs investigation found that from June 20, 2014, until at least Dec. 15, […]

May 05, 2015

Government Settles Lawsuit Against International Hotel Chain Over Discrimination Against Foreign-Born Worker

The Justice Department recently announced that it reached a settlement with Hilton Worldwide (Hilton), an international hotel chain, to resolve allegations that Hilton discriminated against a foreign-born worker. Specifically, the department found that a Hilton-owned hotel in Naples, Florida, discriminated against an asylee by improperly rejecting his Social Security card when the hotel reverified his […]