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Mass Firing of Minorities (2x the Rate of White Applicants) Allowed by Court

Posted by Bob Mather on August 31, 2018

In a decision that may have major ramifications in regulated fields such as Healthcare, Banking and other Financial Services, a federal appeals court Wednesday upheld a Wells Fargo employment policy that allows the bank to fire employees, or not consider job applicants, based on criminal records, despite concerns from advocates that such practices discriminate against minorities.

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Topics: Lawsuits, Iowa, Discrimination, Ban the Box

I-9 Violation Fines for 2018 - $224-to $2,236

Posted by Bob Mather on August 24, 2018

As has happened almost every year, early in 2018 new fee/penalty schedules for Form I-9 violations were announced, and they're not lower.  These fines can be assessed for paperwork errors such as missing or incorrect fields, dates beyond the allotted time for completion and incomplete or missing Forms I-9.  

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Topics: I-9 Compliance, E-Verify

4 Tips for Hiring Top Talent

Posted by Pre-Employ Marketing on August 18, 2018

The war for talent is as hot as it has ever been, and in this low unemployment state, every single step in the recruiting and hiring process counts. Ensuring a smooth hiring process, starts with attracting talented candidates and organizing HR logistics. Employment verification, background checks and other necessary aspects are just as important to growing the workforce and HR professionals should have everything lined up and ready to go for a successful recruiting process.

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Topics: HR Compliance, Hiring Process, Hiring, Employees, Talent

Is E-Verify Mandatory?

Posted by Pre-Employ Marketing on August 16, 2018

This blog post is part of The Ultimate Guide to I-9 Compliance

Earlier this week, a heated TV Commentator dust-up brought the subject of immigration, legal and illegal, back into the media spotlight. 

This then created a variety of questions about how, really, is immigration controlled. According to this article on immigration reform, "some (people) appear to think the E-Verify system is already in force." 

These conversations demonstrated that the understanding of E-Verify and who can and must use it are unclear. Here's the real deal:

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Topics: I-9 Compliance, E-Verify

ICE Audits up over 100% in 2018

Posted by Pre-Employ Marketing on August 07, 2018

DHS Homeland Security Investigations plan more audits this year

photo credit: ice.gov

According to ICE's own press release, more than 5,200 businesses around the country have been served a notice of inspection (NOI) this calendar year. Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) the team responsible for monitoring and maintaining compliance continue, stating they intend to increase the NOIs even more, to "create a culture of compliance among employers." 

What does that mean for you as an employer?  Well, you should be prepared for an ICE Audit. If you're wondering what exactly that entails, read on!

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Topics: Employment Verification, Lawsuits, E-Verify, I-9 Compliance, HR Compliance

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