Archive for the Work Eligibility/Form U-9/E-Verify Category

U.S. Seizes 14 7-Eleven Stores in Immigration Raids

More than a dozen 7-Eleven franchises took in more than $180 million in revenue by running a “modern-day plantation system,” prosecutors in New York charged on Monday, built on the unpaid labor of dozens of illegal immigrants hired using sham Social Security numbers. Federal authorities seized 14 […]

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Questions about Forms I-9 from today’s webinar

During today’s webinar presentation of Identity and Eligibility Confirmation, a couple questions were asked to which I was pretty sure I knew the answer but wanted to do a little research to document my answer. Question 1: If Section 3 of Form I-9 has already been completed […]

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USDOJ: Justice Department Settles with Florida Janitorial Services Company Over Immigration and Nationality Act Violations

Under the terms of the settlement agreement, the company has agreed to pay $6,800 in monetary relief to the injured party, which included back pay and interest, along with a $2,000 civil penalty. The company has also agreed to training by the Justice Department on the anti-discrimination […]

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The 10 Commandments of Employment Eligibility Verification

1-55-64. Those are the magic numbers Kevin Lashus, the Managing Partner of the Austin, Texas office of Jackson Lewis LLP, says employers need to know when processing Forms I-9. In this interview, he also discusses employer responses to DREAM Act-lite, the Obama Administration’s recent action to allow […]

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New E-Verify Rules for Illinois Employers Go Into Effect

The recently passed law amending the Illinois Right to Privacy in the Workplace Act places statutory obligations on employers that use E-Verify. Effective January 1, 2010, Illinois employers now are required to complete an attestation at the time of E-Verify enrollment. More info from Ogletree Deakins…

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Stimulus Plan Escapes E-Verify…For Now

 One would be hard-pressed to find someone unaware that the government is currently trying to pass a stimulus bill to help jump start our economy.  However, finding someone fully aware of the specific details outlined in both versions of the bill (i.e. House and Senate versions) might […]

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E-Verify Requirement for Contractors Postponed Again

According to the Washington Business Journal, the government has agreed to postpone the E-Verify requirement for federal contractors until May 21st.  This is the second time the requirement has been postponed. The regulation would require all contractors working on government projects to check the E-Verify system to […]

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New Form I-9 Delayed Until April 3rd

 Under the Bush Administration, the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) revised the Form I-9 by amending the documents acceptable for verification of employment eligibility. The new form I-9 was to go into effect today (02/02/2009). Apparently, in it’s review of all pending actions initiated by the […]

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The Imperative Podcast: Employment Law Changes With the New Administration

LISTEN NOW: On January 30th, the Mid-Cities HR Association in cooperation with the Fort Worth HR Management Association and North Texas SHRM, will present their second annual Employment Law Symposium titled “What You Need to Know Under the New Administration.” Imperative is a proud sponsor of this […]

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Breaking News: DHS Postpones E-Verify Requirement

According to the Washington Business Journal, the Department of Homeland Security has postponed the requirement that federal contractors begin using E-Verify by January 15th. Responding to a suit filed by SHRM and other organizations, DHS agreed to delay the requirement for federal contractors until 2/20/2009. Read more […]

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