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Monthly Archives from August 2013

Department of Justice Release Discrimination Video

The  Department of Justice (DOJ) signed an agreement with the National Labor Relations Board to better coordinate and share information over potential employment discrimination practices. At the same time, the DOJ released an educational video about discrimination in employment eligibility verification. The video is intended to a provide information to employers avoid charges of employment discrimination relating to the employment verification Form I-9 process and E-Verify.  The video addresses issues often encountered during the verification […]

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Termination Upheld Following E-Verify Non-confirmation

In another matter regarding E-Verify,  an employee filed a document abuse and discrimination claim against his employer after he was terminated based on an E-Verify final nonconformation (FNC) notice.   The employer attempted to resolve the TNC which occurred as result of an inconsistency on the status of the employee’s citizenship (the employee noted on Form I-9 and insisted during meetings with employer, that he is a U.S. Citizen when in fact he is a legal permanent resident (LPR) which created a record mismatch). […]

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E-Verify : Employee’s Tentative Nonconfirmation Email Notifications

When an employee provides an email address on the new Form I-9, employers using E-Verify must enter it into the E-Verify system.  The government is using this email to notify employees of three situations: 1) that a tentative nonconfirmation (TNC) or record mismatch has occurred during their employment verification process and needs to be resolved;  2) that the employer referred the TNC case to DHS or SSA as a result of the employee’s decision to contest the TNC and the employee […]

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Giselle Carson Featured in Florida Times Union

Giselle Carson was quoted in an article in  Sunday, August 4th edition of the Florida Times Union discussing the potential lift of the Cuban embargo and its impact on Jaxport. Click here to read the article.

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Of Counsel, Jill F. Bechtold Named Chair of the Board of Directors for Girl’s Inc. of Jacksonville

Marks Gray, P.A, is pleased to announce that on July 1, 2013, Of Counsel, Jill F. Bechtold was named Chair of the Board of Directors for Girl’s Inc. of Jacksonville, the local chapter of the Girl’s Inc. not-for-profit national organization. Ms. Bechtold was first named to the Board of Directors in 2011 and became the Board’s Chair of the Resource Committee in 2012.  During her time as the Resource Committee Chair, Ms. Bechtold helped to […]

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Representing E. Williams American Inn of Courts, Attorney M. Allison Hunnicutt Visits Inns of Courts in England and Ireland

Shareholder Allison Hunnicutt and another fourteen member delegation including six lawyers, two Judges and family members representing the E. Robert Williams American Inn of Court of Jacksonville embarked on an eight day visit of the English Inn of Courts in London and the Kings Inn of Ireland in Dublin from April 20-29, 2013. To read more about the visit, and how Ms. Hunnicutt spotted law partner and friend Giselle Carson, among 37,000 runners, running the […]

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