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On August 15, 2014, a California-based staffing company reached a settlement with the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), Office of Special Counsel for Immigration-Related Unfair Employment Practices (OSC), resolving...more
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- More Workers Are Claiming 'Wage Theft'
- Big Companies, States Urge High Court to Rule on Gay Marriage
- Firms Continue to Increase Background Checks on Job Candidates
Ms Hounga, a Nigerian national, lived and worked illegally in the UK. She worked as a live-in nanny and housekeeper for Mrs Allen, who had played a significant part in bringing Ms Hounga illegally into the UK. Mrs Allen...more
In this Issue:
- Immigration. DOJ settles immigration-related discrimination claim
- State Round-Up. Learn about the latest employment law news in your state
- Traditional Labor. Eric Stuart discusses two recent ...more
Pact Will Help Both Entities Protect Vulnerable Mexican Workers -
WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) will sign a national Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Ministry of...more
Tennessee employers take note—undocumented workers who can’t return to work because of their immigration status can still sue you for retaliatory discharge. In a case of first impression, the Tennessee Court of Appeals held...more
Immigration visas, unlike marriage recognitions, are regulated by the federal government, not the individual states. This means that the Pennsylvania Whitewood decision, albeit groundbreaking on a state level, has no effect...more
The Department of Justice (DOJ), through its Office of Special Counsel for Immigration-Related Unfair Employment Practices (OSC), recently settled a claim alleging discrimination, based on unfair documentary practices during...more
In the December 2013/January 2014 issue of the Immigration eAuthority, we reported that California had enacted several new laws that provide California workers, who are seeking to change their personal information, engage in...more
In Salas v. Sierra Chemical Co., the California Supreme Court addressed the issue of whether the federal Immigration Reform and Control Act (“IRCA”) preempts the application of the antidiscrimination provisions of...more
On June 19, 2014, the New Jersey Appellate Division continued recent willingness of New Jersey courts to enforce employment applications that shorten the statute of limitations for employment-related claims, this time...more
If you have been following their press releases, complaints, and settlement agreements over the past several months, the Department of Justice’s Office of Special Counsel for Immigration-Related Unfair Employment Practices...more
"Unauthorized Alien" Who Provided False SSN Can Proceed With Disability Discrimination Lawsuit -
Salas v. Sierra Chem. Co., 2014 WL 2883878 (Cal. S. Ct. 2014)
Vicente Salas worked on Sierra Chemical's production...more
On June 26, 2014, in Salas v. Sierra Chemical Co., the California Supreme Court held that undocumented immigrants who fraudulently obtained employment still may pursue retaliation and discrimination claims under the...more
In Salas v. Sierra Chemical Co., the California Supreme Court held that an undocumented worker who was wrongfully terminated in violation of the California Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA) may be awarded lost pay...more
On June 26, 2014, the California Supreme Court decided that an employee may proceed with a discrimination lawsuit even though he presented false work authorization documents to obtain employment in the first place....more
Illegal immigration is one of the biggest political issues of the 21st Century in the United States, as both political parties support the reform of immigration laws in one way or another. Until the laws are reformed, the...more
In This Issue:
- Immigration. New proposal aimed at attracting highly-skilled immigrants.
- State Round-Up. Learn about the latest employment law news in your state.
- Traditional. J. Hamilton Stewart and Matthew...more
The Department of Justice (DOJ) recently announced that it had reached an agreement with a Dallas-based company resolving claims that it violated the Immigration and Nationality Act’s (INA) anti-discrimination provision by...more
In a recent Technical Assistance Letter, the U.S. Department of Justice’s Office of Special Counsel for Immigration-Related Unfair Employment Practices (OSC) comments on whether (1) an employer may, without engaging in...more
On Thursday May 15, United States District Court Judge for the Northern District of California, Yvonne Gonzalez Rogers granted a motion for a preliminary injunction and motion for class certification in Preap v. Holder, a...more
Although it may seem straightforward to request a new employee fill out the required Form I-9 to verify work eligibility, it actually requires a light touch. Employers must request enough information to comply with the...more
On April 30, 2014, the United States Office of Special Counsel (OSC) issued a Technical Assistance Letter (TAL) discussing whether an employer may decline to hire an F-1 student visa holder on Optional Practical Training...more
Executive Summary: The Office of Special Counsel for Immigration-Related Discrimination (OSC) within the Civil Rights Division of the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) has made it a priority to pursue employers who allegedly...more
Can you refuse to hire an authorized worker – even a U.S. citizen – because once upon a time he used a false Social Security number? In Guerrero v. California Department of Corrections & Rehabilitation, No. C 13-05671 WHA...more
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