Tips to Ensure that Your Business Employs an Authorized Workforce
Wednesday, October 28
See some questions and answers asked during a September webinar held by the firm of Ogletree Deakins. (This article was drafted by the attorneys of Ogletree Deakins, a national labor and employment law firm that represents management. This information should not be relied upon as legal advice.)
Congress can't pass immigration reform, so the federal government is collecting more fines and even starting to criminally prosecute business owners for immigration violations. Keep your business out of legal trouble by attending this session filled with helpful tips on complying with the immigration laws that apply to your business.
The NFIB Small Business Legal Center, the legal resource for small business owners nationwide, presented the educational webinar: Staying on Top of the Immigration Crackdown: Tips to Ensure that Your Business Employs an Authorized Workforce.
Failure to comply with these laws can cost you thousands of dollars, and even jail time. That’s why we’ve created this webinar to help you navigate the complex laws that could trip you up.
The webinar covered:
Filling out the Form I-9 — Which employees need to fill this out? What types of documents can be used to prove identity? What do I do if I have current employees that have not filled one out?
The Federal E-Verify Program — Some states require participation in this program. What is it and what should I expect when I sign up
Answers to your other immigration compliance questions.