A Different Pleading Standard For The Government

Law360, New York (June 18, 2012, 1:30 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Office of the Chief Administrative Hearing Officer (OCAHO) is the administrative tribunal established by U.S. Congress to hear complaints filed by the government in matters arising under the employer sanctions and anti-discrimination provisions of the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986 (IRCA), as amended.

In a recent decision denying an employer’s motion to dismiss the discrimination complaint filed by the U.S. Office of Special Counsel for Immigration Related Discrimination (OSC), the administrative law judge (ALJ) held, in a case of first impression, that...
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