EMP Trust HR named ADP Marketplace Platinum Partner

Gaithersburg, MD May 17, 2022   EMP Trust HR, leading Human Capital Management provider (HCM), is honored to be recognized as an ADP marketplace platinum partner. As part of their new ADP Marketplace Innovator Partner Program, ADP Marketplace offered platinum designation to 20% of partners. EMP Trust HR, the leading HCM provider that provides talent […]

Using Notaries to sign on a Electronic Form i-9

Is it possible to use an eNotary (electronic notary) on the Form I-9? There is no prohibition in the laws governing the I-9 that would preclude a Notary, acting as the employer’s authorized representative, from using an eNotary (electronic notary) to sign the Form I-9 as long as all of the Form I-9 requirements are […]

USCIS Will Issue Redesigned Green Cards and Employment Authorization Documents

USCIS Will Issue Redesigned Green Cards and Employment Authorization Documents On April 19, USCIS announced it was redesigning the Permanent Resident Card (also known as a Green Card) and the Employment Authorization Document (EAD) as part of the Next Generation Secure Identification Document Project. USCIS will begin issuing the new cards on May 1, 2017. […]

Colorado House repeals employment verification law

Colorado House Bill 16-1114 have simplified the hiring process for organization doing business in Colorado. The existing Colorado law, Colorado Revised Statutes Section 8-2-122, forced employers to complete an additional attestation that reaffirms the information already collected on the Form I-9. Effective August 10, 2016, state requirements that essentially duplicated existing Federal Form I-9 employment verification […]

Form I-9 – Version Updates

  Form I-9 Expiry Until further notice, employers should continue using the current Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification, dated 03/31/2016. The Spanish version of Form I-9 may be filled out by employers and employees in Puerto Rico ONLY. Spanish-speaking employers and employees in the 50 states and other U.S. territories may print this for their reference, but […]

Justice Department Settles Lawsuit Against California Bakery Over Discrimination Against Foreign-Born Worker

The Justice Department announced today that it reached a settlement with a bakery with two stores in the San Francisco Bay Area.  The settlement resolves allegations that the bakery violated the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA) by engaging in discriminatory documentary practices.  Specifically, the Justice Department’s Office of Special Counsel for Immigration-Related Unfair Employment Practices […]

Justice Department Reaches Settlement to Resolve Claim of Citizenship Status Hiring Discrimination in Waterloo, Iowa

The Justice Department announced today that it has reached an agreement with the city of Waterloo, Iowa, resolving allegations that the city violated the anti-discrimination provision of the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA). The department initiated its investigation after a charge was filed by a work-authorized, lawful permanent resident alleging that the city refused to […]

Ohio restaurant owners, managers indicted for hiring illegal workers

A federal grand jury returned a 23-count indictment charging six people for their roles in a conspiracy to hire illegal workers at a chain of restaurants in Stark and Summit counties and pay them less than minimum wage and sometimes only in tips. The indictments are the result of a joint investigation by U.S. Immigration […]

Eastern Kansas restaurant manager indicted for harboring illegal aliens

A restaurant manager in eastern Kansas was indicted in federal court Friday on nine counts related to hiring and harboring illegal aliens for his business. This indictment resulted from a criminal investigation conducted by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI). The owner of the restaurant is charged with four counts of harboring […]