Archive for the ‘Hiring’ Category

Federal Contractors/Subcontractors: Affirmative Action Regulations Effective Today

Last fall, the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) issued significant new regulations for certain federal contractors and subcontractors. These regulations are effective today – March 24, 2014. They relate to employment of veterans under the Vietnam Era Veterans’ Readjustment Assistance Act and individuals with disabilities under Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of […]

24 Mar 14 - Discrimination, Hiring, Reporting Requirements - Gail Cecchettini Whaley - No CommentsRead More »

New Form I-9 Employee Information Sheet

The U.S. Citizen and Immigration Service (USCIS) created a new Form I-9 Employee Information Sheet that employers can choose to make available to new employees. The form is intended to respond to common questions and prepare new employees to fill-in Section One of the Form I-9. The form is available in English and Spanish on USCIS’s […]

24 Mar 14 - Hiring, Posters and Notices - Gail Cecchettini Whaley - No CommentsRead More »

CalChamber: California Employers, Employees Benefit from Temporary Workers

California employers have numerous reasons for making use of temporary workers and multiple levels of employee protections are already in place for any violations, California Chamber of Commerce Policy Advocate Jennifer Barrera explained to the Assembly Labor and Employment Committee during an informational hearing last Wednesday. The committee was convened to discuss a spot bill […]

14 Mar 14 - Hiring, Workplace Policies - HRWatchdog - 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 »

Update on New Background Check Rules for San Francisco Employers

UPDATE: San Francisco’s mayor signed the new ordinance that limits the use of criminal history information by San Francisco employers. The ordinance will become effective on August 13, 2014. Employers covered by the new ordinance will need to review job applications and other hiring and employment documentation. A new poster will also be required. Look […]

26 Feb 14 - Hiring, Workplace Policies - Gail Cecchettini Whaley - No CommentsRead More »