Labor & Employment Law Daily Wrap Up, DISCRIMINATION—NATIONAL ORIGIN—E.D. Pa.: Housekeeper’s claim, based on discharge for failure to pass English proficiency test, will not advance, (Jan 12, 2022)

By Brandi O. Brown, J.D.

The employer hired non-English speakers contingent upon them taking an ESL course, which it paid for, and then passing an exam.

A Spanish speaker from the Dominican Republic, who was hired as a housekeeper by a retirement community but fired after failing the English proficiency test that followed a course paid for by the employer, w ...