US government sues SpaceX, claims hiring discrimination against asylees
Tuesday, August 29, 2023
Thursday, the SpaceX, a spacecraft company, over claimed targeting .filed a civil complaint in an intra-Departmental court against
The Department of Justice described its desired outcome as "fair consideration and back pay" for those who faced this alleged discrimination, other damages as the court ordered, and SpaceX altering its practices to avoid discrimination.
The US government asserted the company, which Elon Musk founded and has owned, incorrectly stated it could not hire anybody not a US citizen or permanent resident under . The government said that discouraged asylees from seeking jobs there.
The government said SpaceX did not "fairly" consider these applications in relation to jobs including those for which advanced degrees were necessary, as well as welders and cooks.
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