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Employers often have questions about whether they should use E-Verify to help determine whether their new hires are authorized to work in the United States. The program – which matches I-9 data with the information in various government databases – is voluntary for most employers but mandatory for federal contractors and some employers in certain states. Ultimately, its goal is to help employers stay compliant with federal employment and immigration regulations. But is E-Verify right for you? Consider these five pros and five cons when deciding whether to incorporate it into your hiring process. [To learn more about I-9 compliance, join our advanced training webinar on December 6.]
Top 5 Reasons Why Employers Should Consider Using E-Verify
Honorable Mention – Extra Options for Hiring Foreign Nationals: Employers that are enrolled in E-Verify can hire foreign students on F-1 visas for an additional period of two years for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) positions.
Top 5 Reasons Why Employers May Not Want to Use E-Verify
Honorable Mention – Reliance on Technology: As a web-based service, E-Verify requires access to reliable internet, certain software, and a printer.
Fisher Phillips will continue to monitor E-Verify and I-9 Form developments and will provide additional guidance as it becomes available. Make sure you are subscribed to Fisher Phillips’ Insight System to get the most up-to-date information and invitations to our webinars. If you have further questions, contact your Fisher Phillips attorney, the authors of this Insight, or any attorney on our Immigration Practice Group.
Don’t forget to join our advanced training webinar on December 6 to learn more about I-9 compliance, including how to conduct an internal audit.
A recent study from Switch On Business delved into the dynamics of talent recruitment and retention in the competitive tech industry. It provided detailed insights into the transfer of talent among rival tech giants like Google, Meta, IBM, Amazon, and Apple. For instance, it showed that 26.51% of Meta’s workforce has previously worked at another…
In the big, wide world of global companies, it’s crucial you have the power to send out your top talent to get the job done wherever it’s needed most. Many employees also see international postings as central to their career development. Supporting and encouraging all staff demographics to take advantage of these opportunities increases job…
The recent decision in Ponticelli Limited v Gallagher provides a salient reminder that the right to participate in a share incentive plan can transfer to a new employer under the Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) Regulations. The right applies even if the employee’s right to participate in the plan arose outside of the contract of […]
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Virtual, in-person or hybrid? Hiring interviews take a variety of formats, each with their pros and cons. https://www.shrm.org/resourcesandtools/hr-topics/people-managers/pages/finding-the-best-interview-format.aspx
Research suggests that neither job candidates nor hiring managers are fully honest during the hiring process. That dishonesty can have consequences.