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422 FCRA Lawsuits Filed in February 2018 Employers Beware!

Posted by Bob Mather on April 11, 2018

In a month where the numbers of every other type of complaint was a bit depressed, FCRA has continued its remarkable growth streak, with a strong 422 plaintiffs represented in February invoking the statute.

FCRA used to be the ugly stepchild to TCPA, the statute that almost always had the the slightly better numbers and momentum. That trend appears to have subsided.

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Topics: FCRA, FCRA Compliance

E-Verify Enforcement Agents Raid 7-Eleven Stores Nationwide

Posted by Bob Mather on January 11, 2018

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Employers in all industries are encouraged to review or enact a I9 E-verify program like www.i9compliance.com after the latest law enforcement raid on a employer.

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Topics: I-9 Compliance, Employment Verification

$95 Million Plea Deal for I-9 Violations

Posted by Bob Mather on December 13, 2017

One of our favorite employment law firms to work with is Seyfarth. The below article is a great recap of ICE regulations and fines, including a $95 million dollar plea deal. 

Seyfarth Synopsis:  Today’s post is by our colleague, Mahsa Aliaskari, Seyfarth Shaw LLP’s Senior Counsel. Mahsa has advised and defended businesses with up to 100,000+ nationwide employees on U.S. immigration compliance programs and practices. She and Angelo A. Paparelli — along with former USCIS Director, Leon Rodriguez, noted worksite enforcement lawyer, Dawn Lurie, and Alexander Madrak, who recently joined Seyfarth from the Immigrant and Employee Rights Section in the Civil Rights Division of the U.S. Department of Justice — are part of Seyfarth’s Immigration Compliance Specialty Team, within the firm’s Immigration Group. Mahsa’s basic message is that, given the Administration’s focus on immigration worksite-enforcement, employers  — no matter how vigilant corporate leaders perceive their immigration compliance measures to be — must take nothing for granted.  Stop assuming and check things out.http://info.i-9compliance.com/contact-us

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Topics: I-9 Compliance

Is Outsourcing Slowing Down Your Background Check Results?

Posted by Bob Mather on October 09, 2017

We've discussed at length in previous posts about the importance of having a dedicated customer service staff and phone support team from your background check service provider. One of the last important pieces of the puzzle is the evaluation of where the vendor's team is located.

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Topics: Background Checks, Customer Service, Slow Background Checks, Outsourcing

How Phone Support Helps Prevent Slow Background Checks

Posted by Bob Mather on October 06, 2017

Having a good customer service team helps you avoid slow background check results from your service provider. In this blog post, we're going to discuss the importance of phone support and the common problems many people encounter when a background check service provider only offers email and ticketing support options.

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Topics: Background Checks, Customer Service, Slow Background Checks, Phone Support

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