Monthly Archives: September 2011

Obama’s Jobs Bill Moves to Congress

“The purpose of the American Jobs Act of 2011 is simple—put more people back to work and put more money in the pockets of working Americans,” the president said in a letter to Congress. “And it will do so without … Continue reading

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Document Abuse in I-9: Common Mistakes

The Office of Special Counsel for Immigration-Related Unfair Employment Practices (OSC), in the Justice Department’s Civil Rights Division, is responsible for enforcing the anti-discrimination provisions of our nation’s immigration law.  The OSC enforcement involves action based on complaints filed, and OSC also … Continue reading

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House Judiciary Committee Passes Lamar Smith’s E-Verify Bill

A House committee Wednesday approved a bill to require that every business in the country use the E-Verify system to determine if prospective hires are authorized workers or undocumented immigrants. The House Judiciary Committee vote followed two days of debate … Continue reading

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SHRM Seeks Action to Improve Employment Verification

In a letter to a key legislator, the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) is urging Congress to pass a law to improve the federal government’s electronic employment verification system. SHRM has long advocated for a truly electronic federal system … Continue reading

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Mandatory E-Verify Returns to Minnesota

The state of Minnesota is once again requiring its big contractors to verify the legal right of their employees to work in the United States by using the E-Verify electronic employment eligibility verification system that checks information from new hires against … Continue reading

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Social Media in Recruitment

Social media has influenced our lives like nothing else in the past few years and have pervaded not only personal lives but has also great impact on businesses and its processes. More and more HR managers are using social media … Continue reading

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E-Verify Best Practices

Of the 17 states with E-Verify mandates in place today, the following eight states require employers, both public and private, to participate in E-Verify depending on the number of employees: Alabama, Arizona, Georgia, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, and … Continue reading

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