No E-Verify During The U.S. Government Shutdown – What Is An Employer To Do?
By: Kenneth Levine The current government shutdown has ensnared the E-Verify system, which is used by numerous U.S. employers to verify the employment eligibility of new hires. While many operations of DHS and USCIS are maintained through user fees, and therefore unaffected by the shutdown, this does not apply to the E-Verify system. Functions on…
DOL Issues Final Rule Implementing FMLA Expansions for Military Caregivers and Airline Flight Crew Employees
By: La’Vonda McLean On February 5, 2013, the Department of Labor (“DOL”) issued its Final Rule implementing statutory amendments to the FMLA regarding leave for military caregivers and airline flight crews. These statutory changes incorporate amendments made by the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2010 (“FY 2010 NDAA”) and the Airline Flight Crew…
Upcoming Changes to Form I-9 for Employment Eligibility
By: Kelly Morrison
United States is once again proposing changes to the standard I-9 eligibility form. The commentary period on the amended form is open until October 15, 2012, at which time USCIS will evaluate suggestions and issue an implementation date for the new form.