June 28, 2022

The U.S. Justice Division has secured a settlement with United Parcel Service Inc to resolve immigration-related discrimination claims in a civil motion towards the bundle supply firm, the company mentioned on Monday.

“The settlement resolves the division’s claims that UPS violated the Immigration and Nationality Act when it discriminated towards a non-U.S. citizen by requesting that he current further paperwork to show his permission to work after the employee had already offered enough proof,” the division mentioned in a press release.

The Justice Division’s probe had decided that UPS discriminated towards a newly employed lawful everlasting resident in Jacksonville, Florida, by asking him for his everlasting resident card and work visa to show his authorized authorization to work, despite the fact that he had already proven his driver’s license and unrestricted Social Safety card, which had been enough proof, it added.

UPS requested for the extra paperwork after getting an information entry error notification from the propriety software program program the corporate makes use of to confirm employees’ authorization to work, the division mentioned within the assertion.

UPS didn’t instantly reply to a request for remark.

Beneath the settlement, UPS can pay a civil penalty, prepare workers about the way to correctly deal with notices about knowledge entry errors, and be topic to division monitoring, in line with particulars of the settlement launched by the Justice Division.

“When UPS obtained the notification, the corporate requested the employee for added paperwork as an alternative of checking for a easy knowledge entry error, as the corporate did when it obtained such notices for U.S. citizen employees,” the Justice Division added.

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