The longest government shutdown is over and employers need to take note that E-Verify is again operational. Setting aside that Congress and the President have only until February 15 to move beyond short term funding for the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), here is what employers need to know about E-Verify, the electronic employment eligibility
Check out the current Compliance News Flash with blurbs about:
- The continuing partial government shutdown;
- E-Verify (still shutdown);
- The Federal Trade Commission (also shutdown);
- Government background investigations and the NBIB (not shutdown);
- The California Consumer Protection Act; and
- A recent merger in the background screening industry.
In honor of MLK Day tomorrow:
“Darkness cannot drive…
Happy New Year!
Here are two editions of the AGG Compliance News Flash covering the following topics:
- California’s Consumer Privacy Act;
- Ban the box and salary history restrictions in the hiring process;
- Investigation by the Department of Justice into hiring practices;
- The Fair Credit Reporting Act and who qualifies as an “employee”; and
It took a few days, but the E-Verify system is down due to the partial government shutdown which started at 12:01 am Saturday the 22nd of December. One of the agencies affected by the partial government shutdown is the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), which is the agency that runs the E-Verify program. E-Verify and…
Happy Friday the 13th.
This week’s edition of the Compliance News Flash (click here) includes blurbs about E-Verify, the EEOC, California’s immigration law, Canada’s breach notification law, and the growing trend of FCRA-related litigation.
Today U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services rolled out an updated website for E-Verify.
E-Verify is a web-based system that allows enrolled employers to confirm the eligibility of their employees to work in the United States. E-Verify employers verify the identity and employment eligibility of newly hired employees by electronically matching information provided by employees…
Due to the federal government shutdown E-Verify — the electronic employment eligibility verification program that compliments the Form I-9 — is unavailable. This means, among other things, that employers cannot access their E-Verify account during this time and until the federal government reopens. This will affect employers ability to enroll in E-Verify, create cases and…
I hope everyone is enjoying the holiday season.
In this week’s Compliance News Flash I cover news related to Temporary Protected Status, the Fair Credit Reporting Act, E-Verify, the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield, and Ban the Box.
Enjoy this week’s edition of my Compliance News Flash. Click here to read.
On Monday, June 5 from 2:00 to 3:00 pm EST I will conduct a free webinar on “Workplace Investigations by the Department of Homeland Security – Is Your Restaurant Ready?” The webinar is sponsored by the Georgia Restaurant Association. Much, if not all, of what I’ll be discussing regarding employers compliance with immigration laws…