Dreamer Reaches Class Settlement With P&G in Discrimination Case

July 30, 2021, 10:35 PM

A “dreamer” who alleged Procter & Gamble discriminated against him, and likely others, when he applied for an internship there reached a proposed class action settlement with the consumer goods manufacturing giant, according to a court document filed Friday.

David Rodriguez, who was approved for deportation protections under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program in 2012, sued the company for discrimination in 2017. DACA permits certain people who unlawfully arrived in the U.S. as children to work legally, safe from removal, for renewable two-year periods.

P&G rejected an estimated 60,000 to 75,000 intern and entry-level applicants based on their ...

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