April 24, 2019, 1:39 PM; Updated: April 24, 2019, 8:09 PM
VMware Inc. discriminates against job applicants who aren’t U.S. citizens, green card holders, or who don’t have a transferable visa, a new proposed class action alleges.
The lawsuit, filed April 23 in federal district court in California, accuses the Palo Alto, Calif.-based software company of abruptly terminating a job interview with an immigrant with a work permit through the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program. The permit allows Sandy Vasquez, who holds a bachelor’s degree in information systems and technology, to work nearly anywhere in the U.S.
What happened during Vasquez’s interview matches VMware’s job postings, which state that applicants ...