Macy's Fined In DOJ Probe Of Foreign Worker Policy

Law360, New York (June 27, 2013, 5:44 PM EDT) -- Macy's Inc. has agreed to pay $175,000 in civil penalties to resolve allegations that the retailer engaged in unlawful and unfair documentary practices when rechecking whether foreign employees could keep working in the U.S., the U.S. Department of Justice said Thursday.

The retailer allegedly violated the Immigration and Nationality Act, which forbids employers, when attempting to reverify the employment eligibility of work-authorized immigrant employees, from asking for more or different documents than are required by law based on a worker's citizenship status or nationality.

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