Justice Department Secures Settlement with Consulting Agency to Resolve Immigration-Related Discrimination Claims

The Department of Justice today announced that it has reached a settlement agreement with Cloud Peritus Inc., a California IT consulting services company. The settlement resolves the department’s claims that Cloud Peritus discriminated against a non-U.S. citizen by requesting that he present additional and unnecessary documents to prove his permission to work because of his citizenship status.


Justice Department and EEOC Warn Against Disability Discrimination

The Department of Justice and the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) today each released a technical assistance document about disability discrimination when employers use artificial intelligence (AI) and other software tools to make employment decisions.


Former Florida Police Sergeant Sentenced for Sex Crimes Against Three Women

Jesus Manuel Menocal Jr., 34, a former Hialeah Police Department sergeant, was sentenced in federal court in Miami, Florida, to three years in prison and one year of supervised release, the statutory maximum sentence.


Former Indiana Deputy Sentenced to 18 Months in Prison for Assaulting Inmate Inside Marion County Jail

A former Detention Deputy with the Marion County Sheriff’s Office in Indianapolis, Indiana was sentenced today in federal district court for assaulting an inmate.


Justice Department Files Sexual Harassment Lawsuit Against Wisconsin Rental Property Owners

The Department of Justice announced today that it has filed a lawsuit against Richard and Mary Donahue, owners of rental properties in the Janesville, Wisconsin area, alleging sexual harassment and retaliation in violation of the Fair Housing Act.


Family Convicted of Conspiring to Force a Pakistani Woman to Labor in Their Virginia Home for 12 Years

A federal jury in sitting in Richmond, Virginia, found defendants Zahida Aman, Mohammad Nauman Chaudhri and Mohammad Rehan Chaudhri, guilty of conspiracy to commit forced labor for compelling the domestic labor of a Pakistani women for 12 years.


Former Indiana Police Officer Pleads Guilty to Civil Rights Offense Following Assault on Arrestee and Falsified Report

Jeremy Gibson, 31, a former officer with the Muncie Police Department, in Muncie, Indiana, pleaded guilty today to civil rights and obstruction charges.