McDonald’s to Pay $355K in Legal Immigrant Discrimination Lawsuit

November 20, 2015

The suit was filed by the Justice Department.

The U.S. government is about to get a big fat check from McDonald’s. The chain has just been ordered to pay $355,000 to settle a Justice Department lawsuit for discrimination against employees who are legal immigrants, reports the Washington Examiner.

According to the Justice Department’s news release, McDonald’s placed unfair — and illegal — burdens on non-U.S. citizen employees who were in the country legally: “The investigation found that McDonald’s had a longstanding practice of requiring lawful permanent residents to show a new permanent resident card when their original document expired, even though the…