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Greenberg Traurig Alert: E-Verify Expanding in the States—Laws to Impact Hiring Practices in South Carolina, Mississippi and Utah

On July 1, 2010, three states -- South Carolina, Mississippi and Utah -- had E-Verify related laws go into effect that will significantly impact the hiring practices of employers. A combination of these types of state law mandates and the Federal Contractor (FAR) EVerify rule (effective September 8,...

E-Verify Gets E-asier For Employers

By Timothy W. Moppin , Sarah R. Hartmann Redesigned E-Verify System Simplifies the Process for Employers to Verify Employment Eligibility U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services ("USCIS") has completely overhauled the web interface for its E-Verify Program. The changes to the system became...

E-Verify is Free -- But is it Affordable?

by Dawn Lurie and Kevin Lashus Attorneys from Greenberg Traurig's Business Immigration & Compliance practice group have written a piece on what the costs are of using E-Verify to check whether employees are permitted to work in this country. This piece can help attorneys advise clients on an...

Foley & Lardner Labor and Employment Law Weekly Update (Week of August 29, 2011)

COBRA Subsidies End August 31, 2011 - Should You Notify Employees? By Connor A. Sabatino The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act created a federal subsidy for COBRA premium payments of eligible individuals who were involuntarily terminated from employment. The subsidy, which reduced premium...

E-Verify and Other Federal Government Services Lurch Back to Normalcy

Well, 16 days later, the federal government is back and slowly returning to normal operations. Beginning today, federal employees are expected to report for their next regularly scheduled work shift. For private employers, this means that government deadlines, investigations and services will resume...