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Justice Department Settles Immigration-Related Discrimination Claim Against Texas Fast Food Franchisee

Aug 06, 2019 - Legal Monitor Worldwide

The Department of Justice today announced that it has reached a settlement agreement with R.E.E. Inc., which owns and operates McDonalds restaurants in the Texas Rio Grande Valley. The settlement resolves a claim that the restaurants R.E.E. operated violated the anti-discrimination provision of the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA) by discriminating against work-authorized non-U.S. citizens when verifying their work authorization.

Employers should not impose discriminatory restriction...