Tag: e-verify

New DOL Guidance: Payment of Subminimum Wages Under FLSA On February 15, 2019, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) release three documents providing guidance on the payment of subminimum wages under § 14(c) of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). The first two are related to the impact of Rehabilitation Act (§ 511) and the…

Now that the partial government shutdown has ended, E-Verify operations have resumed. Employers understandably have questions on how to proceed for cases that could not be entered or updated while E-Verify was unavailable. U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has posted an update online, including instructions for next steps. Employers that participate in E-Verify must…

On December 22, 2018 the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) and Department of Homeland Security (DHS) posted notice that due to the lapse in federal funding the E-Verify website will not be actively managed and will not be updated until funding resumes. Although some online resources will remain available for employers or employees to…

Question: Should an employer re-verify an employee who has renewed his/her employment permit? Answer: The quick answer to your question is no. According to the E-Verify Customer Guide and the Quick Reference Guide from I-9 Central, E-Verify should not be used to re-verify employees who have temporary work authorization. Instead, you can use Section 3…

Question: What is E-Verify, and if my state does not require employers to use it, should we? Answer:  E-Verify is an Internet-based system that allows an employer, using information reported on an employee’s Form I-9, to determine the eligibility of that employee to work in the United States. While participation in E-Verify is voluntary for most businesses,…

Question: Does E-Verify verify Social Security Numbers or just green cards and what does E-Verify do? Answer: E-Verify is an Internet-based system that compares 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 to confirm employment eligibility.  The government claims that E-Verify’s…