Houston Bus Company Distributes More Than $90,000 to U.S. Workers Under Department of Justice Settlement

 
Monday, March 2, 2020
 
The Department of Justice announced today that El Expreso Bus Company (El Expreso), based in Houston, Texas, has paid over $90,000 to eight U.S. workers pursuant to a May 29, 2019, settlement agreement. The settlement resolved the Department???s claims that El Expreso discriminated against U.S. workers due to a hiring preference for temporary visa workers, in violation of the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA). This settlement is part of the Department???s Protecting U.S. Workers Initiative, which targets, investigates, and brings enforcement actions against companies that discriminate against U.S. workers because they prefer to hire foreign visa workers. Since the Initiative???s inception, employers have agreed to pay or have distributed a combined total of more than $1.1 million to U.S. workers and civil penalties to the United States.

Read More at: https://www.justice.gov/opa/pr/houston-bus-company-distributes-more-90000-us-workers-under-department-justice-settlement
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