In less than a week, employers are required to use the new I-9 Form to verify the identity and employment authorization of each employee hired in the United States. The revised I-9 Form takes effect May 8, 2013. Employers could face up to $1,100 per violation if they fail to meet the rules. The U.S. Citizenship and… Continue Reading
New Form I-9 – Mandatory for Employers
As you may remember from prior immigration articles, employers are required to complete a Form I-9 to verify the identity and employment authorization of each employee hired in the United States. Businesses are required to keep the form for as long as an individual works for the company and for the required amount of time after termination,… Continue Reading
E-Verify Deadline January 1, 2012: Is Your Business in Compliance?
Collins & Lacy employment law attorney Aisha Taylor understands employers’ frustrations with immigration and employment laws, but stresses that proactive compliance is a must to keep your business out of court. Amendments to the South Carolina Illegal Immigration Reform Act went into effect with the new year. Click here to learn what the penalties are… Continue Reading