The Justice Department recently reached an agreement with a company accused of discriminating against new hires.
One trend that hiring managers should take note of in 2015 is the increased fragmentation of hiring regulations.
The governor of Texas kicked off December by issuing an executive order requiring mandatory E-Verify use by all state agencies and businesses contracting with the state, citing a number of improvements to the work eligibility confirmation system.
Screening new hires and properly storing documents is becoming increasingly important for small businesses, and if your hiring department is neglecting the process, the costs could prove significantly detrimental.
With the President's recent executive action, signs point toward the Obama administration’s effort to make employment easier for immigrants seeking high tech positions, such as IT employees, executives, and entrepreneurs. Hiring managers must be prepared to handle employees’ documents properly, as they would a Form I-9.
Hiring undocumented individuals, even accidentally, can hurt a business in obvious ways, such as fines, and more subtle ways, like the issues it can cause with your business's health care plans.