The Office of Special Counsel for Immigration-Related Unfair Employment Practices (OSC) enforces the anti-discrimination provision (§ 274B) of the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA), 8 U.S.C. § 1324b.
This federal law prohibits: 1) citizenship status discrimination in hiring, firing, or recruitment or referral for a fee, 2) national origin discrimination in hiring, firing, or recruitment or referral for a fee, 3) document abuse (unfair documentary practices during the employment eligibility verification, Form I-9, process, and 4) retaliation or intimidation.
If you feel you have suffered one of these forms of discrimination, click here to file a charge or call our Worker Hotline: 1-800-255-7688.
If you are an employer with questions about the anti-discrimination provision of the INA, call our Employer Hotline: 1-800-255-8155.
Thursday, June 12, 2014
The Justice Department reached an agreement with Commercial Cleaning Systems, a janitorial services company with headquarters in Denver.
Wednesday, May 7, 2014
The Justice Department reached an agreement with Master Klean Janitorial resolving claims that the company engaged in a pattern or practice of discriminatory documentary requests based on citizenship status.
Thursday, April 24, 2014
The Justice Department reached an agreement with a supermarket chain based in Garland, Texas, resolving claims that the company engaged in discrimination during the employment eligibility verification process in violation of the Immigration and Nationality Act.