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On July 1, 2013, all employers with more than ten employees will be required participate in the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's E-Verify system in order to obtain a business license as part of the Illegal Immigration...more
On January 1, the Public Works Employment Verification Act went into effect in Pennsylvania. Signed into law last July, the act requires all Pennsylvania public works contractors and subcontractors involved in projects of...more
Effective January 1, 2013, all contractors and subcontractors working on Pennsylvania public works projects will be required to verify the employment eligibility of any newly hired workers through the federal E-Verify...more
On July 5, 2012, the Governor of Pennsylvania signed into law the Public Works Verification Act (Act), which takes effect January 1, 2013. The Act requires contractors and subcontractors on public works projects with an...more
Joining a growing number of states that require employers to use E-Verify to confirm their employees’ eligibility to work in the United States, starting January 1, 2013, Pennsylvania will require Pennsylvania contractors and...more
The recently signed Public Works Employment Verification Act requires contractors and subcontractors on public works projects in Pennsylvania to verify the employment eligibility of newly hired workers using the Department of...more
Participation in federal employment eligibility program required for public works contractors and subcontractors as of January 1, 2013.
Effective January 1, 2013, Pennsylvania will require certain public works...more
Nearly all State Contractors and Sub-Contractors Affected
The Public Works Employment Verification Act, signed into law on July 5, 2012, requires all contractors and subcontractors on public-works projects with the State...more
Triangle Grading and Paving is a Triad-area company with multiple public contracts, 18 since 2000 from the NC Department of Transportation alone. Frequently the low bidder, Triangle Grading has a long history of performing...more
On August 27, 2009, Judge Alexander Williams, Jr., of the U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland upheld the legality of a federal regulation that will require many federal government contractors to use the E-Verify...more
On August 26, 2009, a federal judge in Maryland upheld the legality of the federal regulation (published at 73 Fed. Reg. 67,651 (Nov. 14, 2008)) that will require most federal government contractors to use the E-Verify system...more
This is a reminder that the federal contractor E-Verify rule that amends the Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR) to require certain federal contractors and subcontractors to enroll in and use the E-Verify system is...more
On November 14, 2008, the Department of Defense, the General Services Administration and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration jointly released a final regulation amending the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR)...more
On July 8, 2009, Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Janet Napolitano announced that the Department intends to implement a Bush-era rule mandating the use of E-Verify by federal contractors and subcontractors....more
The applicability date of the rule requiring federal government contractors and subcontractors to begin using the USCIS E-Verify system has been delayed for the fourth time, until September 8, 2009.
Please see full alert...more
Implementation of the regulation that would require all federal contractors to participate in E-Verify has been delayed yet again—until September 8, 2009—and it appears increasingly uncertain that the final rule will ever...more
The Federal Acquisitions Regulatory Council has postponed the implementation date for the mandatory use of the E-Verify system by most federal contractors until June 30, 2009.
Please see full alert for more information....more
On April 20, 2009, implementation of the regulation that would require all federal contractors to participate in E-Verify was postponed for the third time – until June 30, 2009. This further delay, along with U.S. Department...more
The applicability date of the rule requiring federal government contractors and subcontractors to begin using the USCIS E-Verify system has been delayed for the third time, until June 30, 2009.
Please see full alert for...more
What is E-Verify1
E-Verify is an Internet-based system operated by the Department of Homeland Security's U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (DHS) in partnership with the Social Security Administration (SSA) that...more
The government has agreed to delay temporarily the implementation of the requirement that federal contractors and subcontractors with qualifying federal contracts use the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS)...more
On November 13, 2008, the Federal Acquisition Regulation ("FAR") Councils issued their final rule requiring certain government contractors to use the Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services?...more
Beginning January 15, 2009, federal contractors and subcontractors will be required to use the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) E-Verify system to verify their employees' eligibility to work in the United...more
A proposed regulation has been published clarifying the Executive Order mandating that all federal contractors enroll in E-Verify. Among other terms, the proposed
rule adopts an expansive definition of federal...more
President Bush recently signed an Executive Order amending Executive Order 12989, requiring all federal contractors to use an electronic employment eligibility verification system designated by the Secretary of Homeland...more
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