In April, special agents with US Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE’s) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) arrested 280 employees at a company in Texas on charges of working in the country illegally. The raid on the business, who allegedly knowingly hired undocumented immigrants or workers with fraudulent ID documentation, highlights the importance of having procedures in
Under federal law, when a nonexempt employee works more than 40 hours in a workweek, employers must pay them 1.5 times their regular rate of pay for all overtime hours or risk violating the Fair Labor Standards Act’s overtime pay requirements. And that can be costly: employers guilty of willful or repeated violations are subject
Marijuana legalization across the US is increasing recreational and medical use of the drug. And in some workplaces, that’s having an impact on productivity and safety. To maintain an optimal working environment, many organizations are developing policies governing the use and possession of the drug, as well as impairment. In Workforce magazine, Complete Payroll Solutions
Even though employees may pass by them daily without a second glance, workplace posters are essential to alerting workers of their rights and responsibilities under state and federal law. That’s why employers must hang specific notices in an area where all employees can read them – or risk steep fines and even lawsuits. See our
Federal laws and regulations require a number of benefit notices and filings of employers. We’ve compiled a list of the mandatory documents by company size.
Small to mid-sized companies shouldn’t ignore the importance of an employee handbook when it comes to staying compliant and reducing the risk of litigation.
ICE has announced that the number of I-9 audits has already doubled this year compared to the last fiscal year. Follow these tips to stay in compliance.
With regulations continuing to increase, it’s critical to have a plan in place for corporate compliance. While many companies have historically relied on spreadsheets and disparate applications, the volume of information required can render that approach untenable and error-prone. Find out how to mistake-proof your regulatory compliance with automated workforce solutions.
You may think your business doesn’t need a workforce management system, but the truth is that businesses of all sizes can benefit from the automation and integration that comes with the right human resources technology. It isn’t only about staying organized, it’s about staying in compliance and staying ahead of costly issues. Here are a
New Employee Verification Form (I-9) Required For Employees Hired After September 18, 2017 The United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) released a revised version of Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification, on Monday, July 17, 2017. Employers are able to use this revised version immediately, but may continue using the former Form I-9 (revision date of