Archive for the ‘Form I-9’ Category

California Supreme Court: Protections for Unauthorized Workers Using False ID

Yesterday, the California Supreme Court issued a decision relating to legal protections for unauthorized workers. The case involved a lawsuit by Vicente Salas, who injured his back on the job and then sued his employer for failure to accommodate his disability under the Fair Employment and Housing Act and for retaliation after he filed a […]

27 Jun 14 - Form I-9, Workers' Compensation, Workplace Policies - Gail Cecchettini Whaley - No CommentsRead More »

USCIS Hosts E-Verify and Form I-9 Forum

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) is encouraging businesses to “join the conversation” on Monday, June 23, 2014, from 1 pm to 3:30 p.m. (EST), and participate in a virtual forum on the E-Verify program and the Form I-9. USCIS encourages all employers to attend, even if your business does not currently use E-Verify. Department […]

19 Jun 14 - Form I-9, Hiring - Gail Cecchettini Whaley - No CommentsRead More »

Feds Take Action on Immigration-Related Issues

A surge of enforcement activity from the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) should reinforce to employers that it’s unlawful to discriminate against new hires during the Form I-9 employment eligibility verification process. The DOJ has already settled seven cases in Fiscal Year 2014 involving immigration-related discrimination. The DOJ’s Office of Special Counsel for Immigration-Related Unfair […]

9 May 14 - Discrimination, Form I-9, Hiring - Gail Cecchettini Whaley - No CommentsRead More »

E-Verify Releases New Information on Correcting Immigration Records

E-Verify released a new fact sheet on correcting immigration records that employers should know about. If you attempt to verify a person’s employment eligibility through E-Verify but that person receives a Department of Homeland Security Tentative Nonconfirmation (DHS TNC), you should direct the person to the new E-Verify fact sheet, How to Correct Your Immigration Records […]

28 Feb 14 - Form I-9, Hiring - Gail Cecchettini Whaley - No CommentsRead More »

Form I-9 Videos for Employers

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced the release of three short video vignettes for employees and employers that demonstrate how to complete the Form I-9. Each vignette walks the viewer through the key steps in four minutes or less, and each video covers a particular section of the Form I-9. Section 1 of Form […]

10 Feb 14 - Form I-9, Hiring - HRWatchdog - No CommentsRead More »