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.


Happy New Year!

Here are two editions of the AGG Compliance News Flash covering the following topics:

  • E-Verify;
  • 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
  • News

Check out the latest Compliance News Flash with blurbs about:

  • The Justice Department’s recent settlement with the country’s largest egg producer related to violations of the anti-discrimination laws during the employment eligibility verification process.
  • A new requirement on consumer reporting agencies to provide specific language to a consumer requesting a file disclosure under the Fair

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.


If you are near the Cobb Energy Centre outside of Atlanta please join me for my firm’s annual employment law seminar.

Date: Thursday, October 8, 2015 from 8:00 am – 3:00 pm

Location: Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre

Cost: FREE, plus complimentary breakfast and lunch will be provided

Our attorneys—who have been

Join my colleagues Bob Belair and Kelly Gordon today at 11 am EST for a free webinar about protecting your company through insurance. Over 30 insurance carriers now offer cyber-security protection.  That protection customarily covers:

  • Data breaches;
  • Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) violations;
  • Common law breach of privacy claims; and
  • Other data privacy and protection

The E-Verify system experienced a one-day glitch on October 22nd which led to certain employees erroneously receiving a Tentative Nonconfirmation.   Note that this only applies to cases created in E-Verify (or that you tried to create) on 10/22/13.  In the spirit of Halloween I highlighted key sections of the notice from the E-Verify Team regarding