Form I-9 is a requirement for every U.S. employer to verify employment eligibility and hiring of a legal workforce. The governments web-based E-Verify sytem takes this process one step further by comparing information from an employee's Form I-9 to data from U.S. Department of Homeland Security and Social Security Administration records to confirm employment eligibility.
Mary's Gone Crackers Inc., a California organic food company, will pay $1.5 million to the federal government following a settlement with the Department of Justice after Immigration and Customs Enforcement determined it had hired numerous individuals not authorized to work in the U.S.
The Justice Department in late May reached an agreement with a San Diego skilled nursing facility called Villa Rancho Bernardo Care Center following an investigation into possible discrimination against work-authorized non-citizens.
The American Association of Colleges of Podiatric Medicine, as well as a number of residency programs, reached an agreement with the Department of Justice in June following an investigation by the DOJ into AACPM's hiring practices.
Nationwide retailer Macy's recently reached an agreement with the Department of Justice after claims the employer discriminated against work-authorized non-citizens at its Glendale, California location.
The Justice Department reached an agreement with Powerstaffing Inc. following claims the New Jersey temporary staffing company discriminated against work-authorized non-citizens during the hiring process.