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DOJ Gets $627,000 From Employer to End Immigration Bias Probe

Nov. 12, 2020, 8:49 PM

Rental car services provider Fleetlogix Inc. will pay $627,000 in penalties, establish a back-pay fund, and revamp its employment policies to settle Justice Department allegations that it forced work-authorized, non-U.S. citizens to provide extra, unnecessary employment eligibility verification.

An investigation showed the San Diego-based provider of cleaning and transportation services to rental car companies didn’t similarly require U.S. citizens or non-immigrants applying for jobs at its Arizona locations to produce the same sort of additional documentation, the DOJ said.

The company’s use of different employment eligibility requirement based on immigration or citizenship status violated the Immigration and Nationality Act, the...

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