Texas Taco Joint Fined $33K For Not Verifying Workers

Law360, New York (August 26, 2016, 4:47 PM ET) — An administrative law judge with the Office of the Chief Administrative Hearing Officer has fined a Texas taco restaurant $33,380 for not filing employment eligibility forms for its workers, after an ex-employee alerted immigration authorities about the restaurant’s employment practices.

Administrative Law Judge Thomas P. McCarthy ordered Jula888 LLC, which does business as Para Tacos La Chilanga, to pay the penalty after determining that the restaurant failed to prepare or present I-9 forms for at least 32 workers, some of whom acknowledged that they were unauthorized…

Source: Law360