What is an I-9 remediation?
LawLogix I-9 remediation is a full-service solution that eliminates worksite compliance risk from error-prone historical I-9s stored electronically and on paper. Achieving complete worksite compliance requires identification and correction of each error on every historical I-9.
What is an I-9 section?
Employers must complete Form I-9 to document verification of the identity and employment authorization of each new employee (both citizen and noncitizen) hired after November 6, 1986, to work in the United States.
What does I-9 compliance mean?
Use Form I-9 to verify the identity and employment authorization of individuals hired for employment in the United States. All U.S. employers must properly complete Form I-9 for each individual they hire for employment in the United States.
What is considered I-9 documents?
Driver’s license or identification card issued by a state or outlying territory of the U.S., provided it contains a photograph or information such as name, date of birth, gender, height, eye color and address.
What do employers do with I-9?
Storing the Original Paper Form I-9 Employers who choose to keep paper copies of the documents their employees present may store them with the employee’s Form I-9 or with the employees’ records. However, USCIS recommends that employers keep Form I-9 separate from personnel records to facilitate an inspection request.
What if an employee never completed an I-9?
Failure to comply with I-9 verification and document retention requirements could result in a penalty. Most recently, the minimum penalty for a first offense is $252 per I-9; the maximum penalty is $2,507 per I-9 for a first offense.
When should an I-9 be completed?
An employee must complete Section 1 of Form I-9 by his or her first day of work. The employer must complete Section 2 of Form I-9 by the end of the third business day, or within 72 hours after employment commences, even if the employee is not scheduled to work for some or all of that period.
How does an I-9 verify employees?
Verify Existing Employees Using Form I-9
- Step 1: Decide which employees the employer wants to verify.
- Step 2: Determine which existing employees are exempt or have special requirements relating to the verification process.
- Step 3: Complete new Forms I-9 or update existing Forms I-9.
Is a Social Security card a form of ID?
Identity documents in the United States are typically the regional state-issued driver’s license or identity card, while also the Social Security card (or just the Social Security number) and the United States Passport Card may serve as national identification.
How long is an I-9 good for?
Federal regulations state you must retain a Form I-9 for each person you hire for three years after the date of hire, or one year after the date employment ends, whichever is later.
How many days does an employer have to complete I-9?
3 business days
Employers must complete and sign Section 2 of Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification, within 3 business days of the date of hire of their employee (the hire date means the first day of work for pay).