A produce company called Frio County Partners Inc. was recently fined more than $10,000 following alleged Form I-9 violations.
One regional publication described Texas companies as operating under the "honor system" regarding E-Verify use, as the state's position on the background verification system remains cloudy.
An administrative law judge for the Office of the Chief Administrative Hearing Officer found Minneapolis, Minnesota-based International Packaging Inc. mostly liable for a series of Form I-9 violations.
Form I-9 penalties typically grow by the violation, and Golden Employment Group Inc. is facing a huge penalty following allegations of hundreds of Form I-9 issues.
There are plenty of companies in the U.S. that use E-Verify and for good reason - the background verification system is highly effective at determining whether people are authorized to work in the U.S.
The Department of Justice settled with a Lockport, Louisiana-based realty firm called Barrios Street Realty Inc. following allegations that the company discriminated against U.S. citizens in favor of foreign employees with H-2B visas.