Human Resource Update April 2011
I-9 Final Rule on List of Acceptable Documents
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services announced a final rule that prohibits employers from accepting expired documents and revises the list of acceptable documents. While the final rule makes no changes to the interim rule that has been in effect since April 2009, employers are encouraged to ensure they have the most up-to-date resources on this issue.
SSA No-Match Letters Are Back
The Social Security Administration (SSA) has resumed sending employers no-match letters. No-match letters are issued by the SSA if an employee’s name does not correspond to a valid Social Security number. Employers are strongly encouraged to develop, or dust off, their action plans for addressing no-match issues.
Criminal Background Checks
The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) takes the position that the use of criminal conviction records has an adverse impact on racial minorities and is therefore unlawful, absent a business necessity. This Express Request contains a state law chart, relevant articles and example policies.
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