Posts Tagged ‘Compliance’

Employers Should be Prepared For Increased I-9 Enforcement in 2019

Employers Should be Prepared For Increased I-9 Enforcement in 2019

It’s evident that U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) has been active this past year. Expect that trend to continue in 2019 based on U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s proposed budget for 2019. In the Department of Homeland Security’s 2019 FY Budget Summary, a number of additions have been proposed to continue the enforcement of…

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DOL’s PAID Extended for 6 Months

DOL’s PAID Extended for 6 Months

U.S. Department of Labor has extended the Payroll Audit Independent Determination (PAID) pilot program for another six months. The program, which launched in March and was scheduled to conclude last month, will now be extended until April 2019, in hopes of drawing greater participation. The PAID pilot program allows an employer to review Wage and…

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An ICE Storm in July

An ICE Storm in July

The recent announcement from U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) should have gotten the attention of employers. It illustrates how seriously ICE is in carrying out its commitment to increase the number of I-9 audits in an effort to create a culture of compliance among employers. In a press release issued last week, ICE shared…

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New Privacy Law Brings Major Changes to California Businesses

New Privacy Law Brings Major Changes to California Businesses

AB 375 is the result of a compromise between the Democrats in the California legislature and consumer privacy advocates led by real-estate mogul Alistair Mactaggart. Mactaggart and his organization, Californians for Consumer Privacy (CCP), sponsored a sweeping ballot initiative aimed at giving consumers the right to know what personal information is collected about them and…

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Should Your Company Participate in the ICE IMAGE Program?

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U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) has stepped up its efforts to raid U.S. employers who hire undocumented workers. The results of these raids can be potential criminal prosecution of employers who knowingly hire undocumented workers in addition to prosecution of the workers themselves as well as bad media coverage. However, ICE is also promoting…

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Predictive Scheduling Making an Impact In New York

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New York City is implementing new rules that will affect the predictability of workers’ schedules in retail stores and fast food restaurants, becoming the largest city to implement such legislation. These new rules are reflected in a collection of local laws dubbed the “Fair Workweek” legislation (including Int. No. 1387-2016 – applicable only to retail…

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What To Know About Employee Sweepstakes And Contests

The DOs and DON’Ts Of Employee Sweepstakes And Contests

In this era of transient workforces, employees can use a much-needed pat on the back to let them know that they are valued within their company, whether as a bonus, a gift or praise. Contests and sweepstakes can be a way to reward employees, break down barriers, boost morale, and just have fun. As you…

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