SpaceX Might Be Forced to Comply with a DOJ Subpoena About Possible Hiring Discrimination

The Office of Immigrant and Employee Rights (IER), a part of the Civil Rights Division of the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), began an investigation of Elon Musk’s SpaceX in June 2020, after a job applicant complained of hiring discrimination. The complaint was based on SpaceX’s not hiring foreigners.

Hiring Discrimination Complaint Filed with IER

The applicant filed a complaint with the IER in May 2020. The complaint alleged that SpaceX