Tag: new hire

Question: Our firm split into two companies. One kept its federal Employer Identification Number (EIN) while the other got a new EIN. Should the company that branched off do new I-9 forms for the employees they took with them? They have their original personnel folders. Answer: Whether or not the employer processes new I-9 forms…

Question: What are the types of issues an employer should consider when determining relocation assistance for new hires? Answer: When offering a relocation package to an employee, there are many things that employers may consider to determine the appropriate level of benefits and coverage.  While some employers will develop a flat amount that they provide to…

Question:  Does sending a new hire through an extensive all-expenses paid training program, including paying the employee’s salary for the entire training time, make the training program subject to ERISA? Answer:  Apprenticeship and training programs that cover private sector workers may be ERISA-covered plans.  Not all private sector employment-based educational programs, however, are ERISA plans. …