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.
Tuesday, September 23, 2014
The Justice Department reached an agreement with United Continental Holdings Inc. resolving a claim that divisions of the company previously operating as Continental Airlines discriminated against individuals because of citizenship status in violation of the Immigration and Nationality Act.
Monday, September 22, 2014
The Justice Department won a lawsuit against Life Generations Healthcare LLC, doing business as Generations Healthcare (GHC), regarding allegations that the company engaged in a pattern or practice of discrimination against foreign-born workers.
Tuesday, September 2, 2014
The Justice Department reached an agreement with Culinaire International resolving a claim that Culinaire engaged in citizenship discrimination during the employment eligibility reverification process in violation of the Immigration and Nationality Act.