Mastering I-9 Form Compliance: A Comprehensive Guide for Employers

Employment documentation often presents a challenge for HR professionals and business owners, with the I-9 form standing out as particularly perplexing due to its evolving requirements. A common query among employers is the duration for which I-9 forms must be retained to ensure regulatory compliance and avoid potential penalties. Let’s explore the...

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Navigating the New Terrain: Understanding the Impact of the DOL’s Independent Contractor Rule on I-9 Compliance

The U.S. Department of Labor's (DOL) recent revision of the criteria for classifying workers as independent contractors or employees under the federal Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) marks a significant shift in the regulatory landscape. This change, effective March 11, 2024, rescinds the employer-friendly test established during the Trump administration, replacing it...

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Understanding the New Independent Contractor Classification Rules and I-9 Form Requirements

The United States Department of Labor (DOL) has enacted new standards for defining independent contractor status under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), effective March 11, 2024. These changes signify a notable shift from the previous administration's guidelines, critically impacting the preparation of I-9 FORMS for workforce management in the U.S.

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USCIS E-VERIFY RESUMES OPERATION AFTER OVER A MONTH LONG GOVERNMENT SHUTDOWN.


These provisions may be implemented by employers for a period of 60 days from the date of this notice OR within 3 business days after the termination of the National Emergency, whichever comes first.

• Employers with employees taking physical proximity precautions due to the novel coronavirus need not review the employee's identity...
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USCIS Delays Rule Changing List of Documents Acceptable to Verify Employment Eligibility


On July 17th, 2017, USCIS released a revised version of Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification Form. On September 18th, 2017, employers must use the revised form with the revision date of 07/17/17 N. Employers can continue using the older Form I-9 with a revision date of 11/14/16 N through September 17th. Employers...
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