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Can an Employee Start Working Without a Social Security Number?

  It might take a while for foreign nationals arriving in the United States to work to obtain their Social Security number (SSN) for various reasons. As of this writing, it can take Social Security offices a few weeks to issue a SSN and card. What should you do if you need to onboard a worker without a SSN? Note that yes you can onboard the person without a SSN.  Below are tips to assist […]

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What Do Employers Need to Know About the New Florida E-Verify Law?

Overview of E-Verify and Federal Requirements  E-Verify is a web-based system introduced in 1996 to compare employees’ Form I-9 data with records from the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), the Social Security Administration (SSA), and the Department of State (DOS). E-Verify is used to confirm the employment eligibility of new hires.   Under federal law, all employers are required to complete a Form I-9 Employment Eligibility Verification for each new employee to verify the identity and […]

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USCIS Releases Updated Q&A on Temporary Policies for Form I-9 and E-Verify

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, DHS has provided some temporary flexibility to the E-Verify and Form I-9 requirements. Here are the latest Q&As from USCIS on this topic, which should be helpful to employers. Read on.

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Extended Time for Resolving E-Verify Tentative Nonconfirmations

E-Verify extended the timeframe to take action to resolve: Social Security Administration (SSA) Tentative Nonconfirmations (TNCs) when they cannot be resolved due to SSA office closures. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Tentative Nonconfirmations when they cannot be resolved due to office closures. Employers Must Still Notify the Employee of the TNC As Soon As Possible Employers are still required to let the employee know about the TNC result as soon as possible. Once the employee […]

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Giselle Carson on “This Week in Jacksonville”

Giselle Carson recently appeared on WJXT’s “This Week in Jacksonville” to discuss the potential E-Verify requirement in Florida. Watch the video!

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