This is outrageous discrimination in its purest form," Carlucci told the Daily News. "It is a direct violation of the Civil Rights act and is completely illegal!" Carlucci called on the NYS Dept. of Labor and the federal Equal Opportunity Employment Commission to investigate, and said he stood in solidarity with outraged members of the community. He said Interim Healthcare, one of the oldest medical staffing companies in the country, should be ashamed of itself, and called on the Pennysaver to "strongly reconsider running any job postings from Interim Healthcare in future publications." The Haitian American Nurses Association responded to the ad in a post on Interim Healthcare's Facebook page, calling it disrespectful to the entire nursing community. A Change.org petition was also launched calling on the Interim Healthcare to apologize. Interim Healthcare responded with astatement, calling the ad "totally unacceptable." "I can assure you that we take this seriously. We have engaged an independent third party to conduct a comprehensive review of what occurred," wrote Interim Healthcare president Katherine McNally. "All policies and procedures will be reviewed to assure that it will never happen again. We have already taken action and will continue to do so." McNally also apologized to "the entire Haitian community.