Facebook to pay up to US$14.25 million to settle US employment discrimination claims
WASHINGTON : Facebook will pay up to US$14.25 million to settle civil claims brought by the U.S. government that the social media company discriminated against workers and violated other federal recruitment rules, U.S. officials said on Tuesday.The two related settlements were announced by the U.S. Justic
WASHINGTON : Facebook will pay up to US$14.25 million to settle civil claims brought by the U.S. government that the social media company discriminated against workers and violated other federal recruitment rules, U.S. officials said on Tuesday.The two related settlements were announced by the U.S. Justice Department and Labor Department. The Justice Department announced last December that it was filing a lawsuit that accused Facebook of giving hiring preferences to temporary workers, including those who hold H-1B visas that let companies temporarily employ foreign workers in certain specialty occupations. Such visas are widely used by tech companies.
Kristen Clarke, assistant U.S. attorney general for the Justice Department's Civil Rights Division, called the agreement with Facebook historic."It represents by far the largest civil penalty the Civil Rights Division has ever recovered in the 35-year history of the Immigration and Nationality Act's anti-discrimination provision," Clarke said in a call with reporters, referring to a key U.S. immigration law.
The case centered on Facebook's use of the so-called permanent labor certification, called the PERM program.The U.S. government said that Facebook refused to recruit or hire U.S. workers for jobs that had been reserved for temporary visa holders under the PERM program. It also accused Facebook of"potential regulatory recruitment violations." headtopics.com
Facebook will pay a civil penalty under the settlement of US$4.75 million, plus up to US$9.5 million to eligible victims of what the government called discriminatory hiring practices.(Reporting by Sarah N. Lynch; Editing by Will Dunham) Read more: CNA »
Singapore-Malaysia land VTL: Up to 3,000 travellers allowed daily in 1st phase, via designated buses
SINGAPORE — Singapore and Malaysia will launch a vaccinated travel lane (VTL) by land on Monday (Nov 29) via the Causeway, but under the first phase of the scheme, travellers must be citizens, permanent residents or long-term pass holders of the country that they are entering.
US administers 408.3 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines: CDCThe United States has administered 408,265,959 doses of COVID-19 vaccines as of Sunday morning, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said. The figures are up from the 407,446,961 vaccine doses the CDC said had gone into arms by Oct 16. The agency said 218,805,579 people had receive
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Chipmaker GlobalFoundries targets valuation of about US$25 billion in US IPO:Chipmaker GlobalFoundries, owned by Abu Dhabi's sovereign wealth fund Mubadala Investment Co, is aiming for a valuation of about US$25 billion in its initial public offering in the United States.The IPO, one of the most hotly anticipated listings, is expected to cap a record year for flotations, after severa
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