As the coronavirus (COVID-19) changes employers’ on-boarding processes, here are the latest developments to ensure your company is complying with both the employment eligibility verification form (the “Form I-9”) requirements and E-Verify during remote on-boarding. Below guidance is provided by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), specifically U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) and Immigration
Oregon joins California in requiring employers notify employees of any government investigation into a company’s Form I-9 practices. What triggers such a government investigation? An investigation is triggered by receipt of a Notice of Inspection (NOI), issued by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE or HSI), which is part of the Department of Homeland Security.
Check out this week’s edition of the Compliance News Flash which includes blurbs about:
- The increase in ICE workplace investigations, including around the Form I-9 and issuance of Notices of Inspection.
- California’s Consumer Privacy Act and application to your company.
- The future of the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield pact for cross-border transfers of personal data.
Read the latest Compliance News Flash by clicking here. Topics covered in the News Flash include:
- Ongoing workplace investigations by Homeland Security regarding employers’ workforce;
- The U.S. Supreme Court;
- Tips for pre-employment screening of new hires and employees; and
- Discrimination settlements related to the employment eligibility verification form (aka the Form I-9).
Check out this week’s Compliance News Flash with quick reads about:
- Background screening operations in Canada and capturing consent.
- Colorado’s new law safeguarding personal data.
- Homeland Security and increased workplace investigations.
- GDPR (need I say anything more for those working on this?).
- Termination of Temporary Protected Status and work authorization.
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Check out this week’s Compliance News Flash by clicking here.
This edition includes information about worksite enforcement, immigration-related responsibilities of California employers, the Federal Trade Commission, a new ban the box ordinance, and the upcoming NAPBS Mid-Year Conference.
On January 10 Department of Homeland Security agents raided 100 7-Eleven stores nationwide as part of an effort to ensure employees’ legal work authorization in the United States. This week’s raids stemmed from a 2013 investigation against multiple 7-Eleven franchisees and managers who allegedly employed undocumented workers in New York and Virginia.
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Assembly Bill 450, signed by Governor Brown in October of 2017, is effective this month. It imposes several new immigration-related responsibilities on California employers with respect to worksite enforcement actions and compliance with the requirement under federal law to complete and maintain the Employment Eligibility Verification form (aka “the Form I-9”) for employees.
This week’s Compliance News Flash features information on the GDPR and the assessment of administrative fines, remote hires and the employment eligibility verification process, Homeland Security and worksite enforcement for small businesses, the end of Temporary Protected Status for Nicaraguans, and information about my presentation on developing a compliant background screening program at my firm’s…
After a small hiatus, the weekly Compliance News Flash is back!
Click here to read the latest Compliance News Flash covering immigration worksite enforcement by Homeland Security, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), EU-U.S. Privacy Shield, and registration by consumer reporting agencies in New York.