Yet another reason for New England coffee addicts (and others too) to continue to buy their java fix from Dunkin Donuts. Pro-illegal immigration groups want to boycott Dunkie D’s and Applebees because they abide by the law. Both chains are being accused of “discriminating against immigrant workers whose names don’t match their social security numbers.” Discriminating against people breaking the law? How dare they!
“The social security administration says it plans to send out 8 million no match letters,” said Martino Unzuerta, Chicago Workers Collaborative.
The initial purpose of the social security administration’s ‘no match’ letter was to credit workers unclaimed social security earnings. The agency routinely sends out ‘no match’ letters to a company when employees’ names and social security numbers don’t match possibly because of a spelling error, omission of information or a unreported name change. But immigration activists say some employers are now aggressively using the letters to fire immigrant workers.
Gosh, what will they think of next? Shall we boycott airlines that refuse to fly terrorists?
I’m all for supporting Dunkin Donuts, but the rest of you will have to support Applebee’s. I’m a fan of their policy, but not their food.
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