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New Form I-9

March 12, 2013 E-Alerts

News from the Department of Homeland Security’s immigration division (USCIS) that is not Immigration Reform – the federal government has revised the Form I-9.

Beginning no later than May 8, 2013, all employers in the U.S. must use the new Form I-9, which can be found at www.uscis.gov/i-9. The new form has few substantive changes, but the layout has changed substantially. Significant changes include:

  • A new layout – now 2 pages in length!
  • New information requested of foreign nationals such as passport information and telephone numbers for all employees.
  • Revised instructions.

Employers may begin using this new Form I-9 immediately and no later than May 8, 2013.

Firm Highlights

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Interviewing Tips and Tricks

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ADA Accommodations that Come with Fur and a Tail

Boa constrictors in the workplace?  Do we have to accommodate all employee pets?  Join HR attorneys Kevin Mosher and Laura Alaniz for a fun and informative discussion on pets in the workplace.   

Experience

Fifth Circuit Decision Secured In Civil Rights Case

Dallas partner John Ross, obtained a favorable decision from the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals on behalf of his clients, El Paso Hospital District and two of its nurses, on civil rights, constitutional, and...

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Paid Sick and Safe Leave

When you think of Texas do you think of mandatory paid time off laws? How would Paid Sick and Safe Leave affect your HR policies? Join Kevin and Erin McNamara as they discuss this...

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Is Sexual Orientation Discrimination Unlawful? Supreme Court to Decide!

Listen to HR attorneys Kevin Mosher and Stephanie Rojo discuss sexual orientation discrimination and transgender discrimination issues and the exciting cases before the Supreme Court.  Will SCOTUS find that federal law protects employees and...

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The Trifecta: ADA, FMLA, and Workers Compensation

A look into ADA, FMLA, and Workers Compensation from both the HR and Risk Management side. How do they work together? Listen as Kevin and Senior Risk Manager of Patterson Companies, Maggie Hobbs discuss...

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Flextime in the Workplace

Is flextime right for your office? How do you keep confidential information confidential when employees are working off site? Listen as Kevin Mosher talks to Bill Kelly, HR Director of Vinco, Inc., about piloting...