Tag: irca

Question: Can you provide me with some information about how I might be held personally liable for employment law violations, as a company HR professional? Answer: In order to reduce the risk of being held personally liable under either a federal or state statute, it is important for HR processionals to: Acknowledge that risk exists….

Question: What is an employer’s legal obligation when a new hire has not provided documents to complete the Form I-9 by the 3rd business day? Answer: The Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986 (IRCA) makes it illegal for an employer to knowingly hire or to continue to employ an individual who is or may become an…

Question:  Is it possible to hire an employee without a Green Card or Social Security Number, and offer benefits, if they are qualified for the position? Answer:  We cannot recommend hiring an undocumented worker, no matter what the worker’s skills are.  Under the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986 (IRCA), federal law requires companies…