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Pennsylvania Mandates E-Verify for State Public Works Contractors and Subcontractors

"On July 5, 2012, Pennsylvania’s Governor Tom Corbett signed into law Act No. 127 (formerly Senate Bill 637 ), The Public Works Employment Verification Act. ... The law mandates all public works contractors and subcontractors with the state enroll and use E-Verify, effective January 1, 2013...

Why Everyone Should Fear E-Verify: David Bier

"Pennsylvania House Committee Chairman Daryl Metcalfe (R-Butler) ... has proposed a new bill that would mandate the use of the controversial employment verification program. But Metcalfe is wrong -- all Pennsylvanians should fear E-Verify, which has caused numerous problems for lawful citizens and...

Ballard Spahr LLP: Pennsylvania Contractors Must Use E-Verify To Check Employee Eligibility

By Patrick J. Harvey and Rebecca L. Massimini The recently signed Public Works Employment Verification Act requires contractors and subcontractors on public works projects in Pennsylvania to verify the employment eligibility of newly hired workers using the Department of Homeland Security's E...