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.
Monday, April 21, 2014
The Justice Department reached an agreement with SK Food Group Inc. resolving claims that the company used discriminatory document practices when verifying the work authority of non-citizens.
Thursday, April 17, 2014
The Justice Department reached an agreement with Potter Concrete resolving claims that the company engaged in a pattern or practice of document abuse in violation of the Immigration and Nationality Act.
Thursday, January 30, 2014
The Justice Department has reached an agreement with the city of Waterloo, Iowa, resolving allegations that the city violated the anti-discrimination provision of the Immigration and Nationality Act.