Aspiring Interns Seek Class Cert. In P&G DACA Bias Suit

Law360 (April 15, 2019, 6:32 PM EDT) -- Rejected prospective interns accusing Procter & Gamble Co. of discriminating against those with temporary work authorization under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program have asked a Florida federal court for class certification.

Lead plaintiff and Venezuela native David M. Rodriguez said in Friday's motion that P&G's alleged policy of automatically rejecting candidates without "unrestricted work authorization" uniformly applied to hundreds of non-U.S. citizens who can otherwise legally work in the country, such as DACA recipients, temporary protected status beneficiaries and other nonpermanent residents.

Rodriguez asked U.S. District Judge Kathleen M. Williams to certify the proposed class of individuals who have...

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