Wednesday, January 18th, 2017

Dallas Property Management Firm Flubs I-9s, Pays $20K Fine and Back Wages

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"The Justice Department today reached an agreement with Milestone Management Company, a nationwide residential property management firm headquartered in Dallas, resolving claims that the staffing company violated the anti-discrimination provision of the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA).

In a charge filed with the department, a lawful permanent resident alleged that after working for Milestone for three years, the company improperly demanded that he produce an unexpired lawful permanent resident card, despite the fact that  he had presented proper work authorization documentation at the time of hire.   The company discharged the worker when he was unable to present the document.   The department’s investigation revealed that Milestone had also improperly reverified the documentation of other lawful permanent residents when their documentation expired and that it did not reverify expired documentation of U.S. citizens. The anti-discrimination provision