The US Donald Trump administration on Thursday filed a lawsuit on the social media giant Facebook and accused it of discrimination against the American people in high-paying jobs. It has been said in the allegation that the company helps the immigrant workers and keeps them on high salary while does not provide opportunities to the American people.
The US Department of Justice lawsuit has opened up a new front against tech companies. This action is being seen as a part of President Trump’s immigration policy. President Donald Trump is in the last month of his term.
The lawsuit alleged that Facebook has offered jobs to a total of 2600 people from January 2018 to September 2019, whose average salary is $ 1.56 lakh.
Assistant Attorney General Eric Driband of the Department of Justice’s Civil Rights Division said in an official statement making the allegations public, “Facebook set aside separate locations for temporary visa holders, rather than considering willing and qualified American workers, willfully discriminating and engages in violations of law at the international level. “
The Justice Department official alleged that Facebook has reserved posts for candidates with H1-B visa-skilled workers or other temporary visa holders. The allegation also states that Facebook has not posted vacancy on its website but offers jobs directly to visa holders.