Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Hilton Worldwide
Current Parent Company: 
Hilton Worldwide
Penalty: 
$13,150
Year: 
2015
Date: 
March 9, 2015
Offense Group: 
employment-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
employment discrimination
Violation Description: 

The Justice Department reached a settlement with Hilton Worldwide resolving allegation that Hilton it discriminated against a foreign-born worker. Specifically, the department found that a Hilton-owned hotel in Naples, Florida, discriminated against an asylee by improperly rejecting his Social Security card when the hotel reverified his employment authorization.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Justice Department Civil Rights Division
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
Facility State: 
Florida
Facility City: 
Naples
HQ Country of Parent: 
USA
HQ State of Parent: 
Virginia
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
hotels
Specific Industry of Parent: 
hotels
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Parent company note: 
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