Month: November 2014

PENALTIES FOR IMMIGRATION NONCOMPLIANCE

For companies still wondering whether spending a little now to implement a solid immigration compliance program is a sound investment, some recent immigration-related penalties provide compelling reasons to invest in training and compliance. Remember—all employers have immigration-related compliance obligations regardless of whether they employ any foreign nationals.  Even simply falling short on one’s obligation to verify …

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THE EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY COMMISSION’S BROAD THIRD-PARTY SUBPOENA POWER

An employer’s dealings with the EEOC typically stem from an administrative charge filed by a current or former employee. However, businesses are sometimes hit with an unexpected, nettlesome, and costly surprise: an EEOC third-party subpoena. The EEOC has the power to issue subpoenas to third parties, meaning it can order them to produce documents and …

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