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CHICAGO (June 2, 2014) – Tech Advocacy groups Bright Future Jobs, Programmers Guild and Washtech announced today a professional labor boycott against Manpower, IBM and Infosys stemming from a practice and pattern of excluding U.S. workers from job openings on U.S soil. A report released simultaneously, “Hidden Abroad: Manpower’s Want Ads Reveal ‘No Americans Need Apply’ For Upcoming Jobs In Fiscal Year 2015,” reveal that Manpower Group commenced recruiting 7 months ago to exclude qualified U.S. technical professionals from jobs that will not be starting for another 5 to 10 months. Read more...

 

CHICAGO (December 13, 2013) A proposed federal class action suit charging Infosys Technologies with national origin discrimination was applauded today by Bright Future Jobs, a high-tech professional group addressing this hidden form of employment discrimination in high-tech jobs.  The lawsuit alleges that Infosys, a multinational IT services company with headquarters in India, has hiring policies and conduct that discriminates against workers of American or non-South Asian national origin, in violation of Title VII law. Read more...

 

CHICAGO (February 20, 2013)--The Department of Justice (DOJ) reached a settlement with Avant Healthcare, a federal government contractor, for posting over 100 discriminatory want ads excluding Americans, as a result of a tip sent by Bright Future Jobs. Avant’s ads, posted on an American job portal, targeted foreign nationals for job openings in the U.S. and contained offers of H1-b visas and green cards.  Read more...

 

CHICAGO (July 5, 2012)--One hundred job ads posted on Dice.com, a US high-tech job portal, were published today in the report, “No Americans Need Apply”: 100 Want Ads Exclude Americans From US-Based High-Tech Jobs by Bright Future Jobs, a group of high-tech professionals busting the myth that Americans can’t cut in science and technology. They are demanding that Dice.com remove these ads, which may involve multiple legal violations of discrimination law for a U.S. citizen job applicant who is bypassed based on his or her national origin.  Read more...

 


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