Employment Verification

salary history

Last Tuesday, October 31, 2017, New York became the first city in the nation to implement a law prohibiting all employers in New York City from inquiring about a prospective employee’s salary history during the employment process. The goal of the legislation is to encourage employers to set compensation based on qualifications and not past Read more

New Form I-9 Available – Compliance Deadline September 18

The United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has recently published a revised version of Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification. By September 18, 2017, employers must use only the new version dated 07/17/17. Employers are required to complete Form I-9 to document verification of the identity and employment authorization of each new employee (both citizen Read more

The United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has published a revised version of Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification. Employers may continue using Form I-9 with the revision date of 03/08/2013 through January 21, 2017. By January 22, 2017, employers must use the revised form. These are some of the changes in the new version: Read more

Starting January 1, 2017, Tennessee employers with 50 or more employees will be required to register and utilize E-Verify. E-verify is an Internet based system that confirms employment eligibility by comparing information from an employee’s Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification, to data from U.S. Department of Homeland Security and Social Security Administration records. This new Read more

Vermont is the latest state to adopt what is known as a “ban the box” law. The name comes from the conviction history check-box found on standard employment applications. Also known as “fair chance” laws, these laws limit when an employer may permissibly ask about a job applicant’s criminal history during the application process. The Read more

Four great reasons to take a Form I-9, E-Verify, Self Check or Employee Rights webinar from the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Service (USCIS): Pre-registration is not required for most webinars. Webinars are presented by USCIS subject matter experts. Participants have an opportunity to ask questions. Spanish language webinars are also available. Is it time for Read more

E-Verify is the U.S. government’s online system that allows employers to instantly verify the employment eligibility of newly hired employees. The new Employee Rights Toolkit is designed to increase awareness about employee rights during the E-Verify process. The Toolkit has lots of helpful information for job applicants, workers and even employers. At the Toolkit website, Read more