The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) published an updated version of Form I-9, the form employers use to verify the identity and authorization of their employees to work in the United States. The new form was published on March 8, 2013. Employers may start using the new form right now but have to do so starting May 7, 2013.
Here are the details on the new I-9 Form:… Continue reading
The Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division released final regulations relating to the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) on February 6, 2013. As background, FMLA applies to employers employing 50 or more employees and provides up to 12 weeks of unpaid leave in the event of certain life events, such as birth or adoption of a child, or to care for a family member’s or the employee’s own… Continue reading