Department of Homeland Security

As most employers are aware, the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986 (the “Act”) requires employers to verify that their employees are legally authorized to work in the United States.  The Department of Homeland Security recently issued a revised Form I-9, which must be completed by all employers to verify the identity and employment

I-9 compliance is extremely important these days and can cost your company greatly if you fail to comply with these basic recordkeeping requirements.  Read this article written by the Chair of the Employment Law Department of Cole Schotz, which recently appeared in the January 5, 2011 issue of Employment Law 360.