Keeping it simple is often a key goal in any compliance policy for a company, but sometimes it may not be a best practice and indeed could cause a company to incur liability. Employers should consider onboarding personnel...Read More
Category: Human Resources
Consular Electronic Application Forms Add Social Media History Questions – Heads UP Visa Applicants!
by Kathleen Walker | Jun 3, 2019
Applicants for immigrant and nonimmigrant visas must use the Department of State’s Consular Electronic Application Center (CEAC) to complete on-line forms for nonimmigrant (DS-160) or immigrant (DS-260) visas. This week,...Read More
by Kathleen Walker | May 21, 2019
More than 570,000 No Match letters (NML) have been sent by the Social Security Administration (SSA) starting in late March of 2019 with instructions for the Employer to review the name and social security number (SSN) provided...Read More
by Kathleen Walker | Apr 9, 2019
On April 3, Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) issued a press release regarding its largest worksite enforcement action at one site in ten years against CVE Technology Group Inc. (CVE), a consumer electronics...Read More
The IRS and the FICA, FUTA and Federal Income Tax Traps for Employers with Non-Resident Alien Employees
by Eric Gregory | Mar 27, 2019
With all of the payroll complexities that employers face, it is no surprise that a special set of rules that applies to only a small category of employees is frequently overlooked. Often, to the surprise of payroll and human...Read More
Avoiding Claims of Citizenship and National Origin Discrimination When Interviewing, Hiring, and Onboarding Foreign Workers
by Heather Frayre | Mar 4, 2019
It is illegal to discriminate on the basis of citizenship or national origin in recruiting, hiring, onboarding, or employing workers. Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (“Title VII”) as well as the...Read More
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