Understanding the Form I-9 and E-Verify

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  • 60 minutes

Immigration laws and Form I-9 requirements are not on hold during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Correctly completing a Form I-9, that seemingly simple form involves sifting through gray areas and often conflicting instructions that can prove to be a trap for the unwary, and often most well-intentioned employers. Even seemingly minor “paperwork” violations can land employers in hot water for non-compliance.

Attending this webinar will help you understand how to correctly fill out the I-9, and if you have made any mistakes up until now, how to correct them. You will also learn of new developments and some best practices, which should save your company from steep penalties arising out of avoidable violations.

Session Highlights:

  • Up-to-date I-9 compliance requirements

  • Basic I-9 document review

  • Recognize the effect of the new Form I-9 on hiring managers and field personnel

  • Understand the new rules for acceptable documents used to verify employment eligibility

  • E-Verify - pros and cons

  • Understand the impact the new Form I-9 will have on the use of E-Verify

  • Conducting a self-audit of your I-9 process

  • How to avoid the common errors and omissions including record

  • keeping errors

  • Understanding civil and criminal penalties

  • Walking the fine line between vigilance and illegal overstep when seeking proof of citizenship

  • Establish best practices for reducing risks and correcting errors when using the new Form I-9

Why You Should Attend:

Completing a Form I-9 in a compliant manner involves navigating through numerous gray areas of the law and interpreting some often-conflicting and confusing instructions. What appears to be a simple form carries the potential for six-figure liability if completed incorrectly.

As United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) inspections of Forms I-9 have become more frequent, fines have become more prevalent and costly. Additionally, E-Verify rules are being enforced by both the Federal government and States. It’s imperative that employers focus on compliance with Form I-9 regulations and the proper use of E-Verify.

This webinar will provide participants with detailed information on how to complete Form I-9 and gain an understanding of E-Verify requirements. Participants will also learn how employers can step up their efforts in ensuring immigration compliance.

Who Should Attend:

  • Human Resources Professionals

  • Business Manager/Owner

  • Compliance Manager/Director

  • Attorney

  • C-level Executives

  • Payroll Professionals

You may ask your Question directly to our expert during the Q&A session.

** You can buy On-Demand and view it as per your convenience.

Janette Frisch

Janette Frisch

Janette Levey Frisch has over 20 years of legal experience, more than 10 of which she has spent in Employment Law. It was during her tenure as sole in-house counsel for a mid-size staffing company headquartered in Central New Jersey, with operations all over the continental US, that she truly developed her passion for Employment Law.Janette operates under this core belief: It is possible, and it is in an employer’s best interest, to proactively solve workforce challenges before they become problems, before they result in lawsuits or steep fines caused by government audits.

Janette works with employers on most employment law issues, acting as the Employer’s Legal Wellness Professional — to ensure that employers are in the best position possible to avoid litigation, audits, employee relations problems, and the attendant, often exorbitant costs.

Janette authors the firm’s weekly blog, where you can read each week, in plain English (not legalese) about issues impacting employers today.

Janette has written articles on many different employment law issues for many publications, including EEO Insight, Staffing Industry Review, @Law, and Chief Legal Officer.

Janette has served on the Workplace Violence Prevention Institute, a multidisciplinary task force dedicated to providing proactive, holistic solutions to employers serious about promoting workplace safety and preventing workplace violence. 

Janette has also spoken and trained on topics, such as Criminal Background Checks in the Hiring Process, Joint Employment, Severance Arrangements, Pre-Employment Screening among many, many others.

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