Settlement Reached Against Texas Bus Company for H-2B Hiring Practices

The Office of the Special Counsel (OSC) reached a settlement with Omnibus Express for immigration related unfair employment practices. OSC concluded that Omnibus Express engaged in a pattern or practice of citizenship status discrimination in recruiting and hiring practices against U.S. citizens and other protected individuals. Omnibus agreed to pay civil penalties of $37,800 for the violations and to set aside $208.000 to compensate qualified individuals for economic damages. This will serve as a lesson to H-2B employers to handle be careful when recruiting for H-2B positions. Keep checking our blog for additional H-2B and I-9 compliance articles, blogs and best practice tips.

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