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by Chris Musillo

DOJ SETTLES WITH HEALTHCARE STAFFING COMPANY FOR $100,000

The Department of Justice reached a settlement with Onward Healthcare resolving allegations of discrimination by Onward. The DOJ said that Onward posted discriminatory job advertisements on its home page and third party websites that limited its jobs to U.S. citizens. The Immigration and Nationality Act generally prohibits employers from discriminating on the basis of citizenship status unless required by law, regulation or government contract.

The settlement calls for Onward to pay $100,000 in civil penalties and to change internal policies to comply with federal law. The DOJ will also monitor Onward’s behavior for the next three years.

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About The Author

Christopher T. Musillo is a partner at MusilloUnkenholt Immigration Law. He is a graduate of Villanova University, Villanova, Pennsylvania. When not zealously representing his clients, Chris enjoys outdoor sports, listening to music, traveling and reading.


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