Form I-9 Remote Review Extended Until October 31, 2022

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The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) have announced another extension to flexibility relating to in-person Form I-9 compliance. As we previously reported, ICE’s temporary policy allowing employers to inspect Form I-9 documents virtually was set to end on April 30, 2022. With the new extension, the policy … Read more

NYC Pay Transparency Law Amended – Now Effective November 1, 2022

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The New York City Council approved legislation that amends provisions of the New York City Pay Transparency Law and will delay the implementation of the law until November 1, 2022. As we previously reported, the New York City Pay Transparency Law requires employers that have four or more workers advertising jobs in New York City … Read more

Proposed Changes to the Form I-9

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The Form I-9, which is used to record employment eligibility verification, as required by the federal government, is going to undergo major changes by the time the current form expires on October 31, 2022. The Department of Homeland Security (“DHS”) has proposed the modifications, in an attempt to simplify and clarify things for employers. The … Read more

Form I-9 Remote Review Ends on April 30, 2022

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The United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s temporary policy allowing employers to inspect Form I-9 documents virtually will end on April 30, 2022.  The policy was first issued in March 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic and it has been extended 12 times. Starting May 1, 2022, the eligibility documents must be reviewed in person. … Read more

New York City Salary Disclosure Law

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Beginning May 15, 2022, employers that have four or more workers advertising jobs in New York City must include a good faith salary range for every job, promotion, and transfer opportunity advertised. The New York City Commission on Human Rights (“NYCCHR”) has issued a fact sheet answering some open questions regarding application of this new … Read more

Improving the Health of Your Business

Sima was a part of an expert panel to discuss critical legal issues all business owners need to know in 2022. Are your organizational documents, contracts, and company policies current? Is your brand protected? Do you have proper hiring, on-boarding and terminating procedures? Is your employee handbook current? Do you need one? Watch the video … Read more

Webinar on June 17th: Drug and Alcohol Screening in the Age of Legalization of Marijuana

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Employers have been grappling with confusing marijuana laws for years—and the rules are getting tougher to navigate as more states add employment protections. There are so many new developments with drug-testing and marijuana laws, it’s hard for employers to keep up. This webinar will cover what employers need to know about the changing landscape in … Read more

Webinar on June 3rd: Hiring and Onboarding in the Digital Age

In this webinar for @work with ALG subscribers, we will cover the following: Hiring Developing the Employment Application Selecting Candidates for the Initial Screening Process Conducting Interviews Managing Background Checks Preparing the Offer Onboarding Preparing for the New Employee -Pre-Boarding Executing the Orientation Process and Creating the Employee Handbook Conducting Onboarding @work Subscribers will be … Read more

New Form I-9 Published on January 31, 2020

Submitted by Ali Law Group PC on February 7, 2020 On January 31, 2020, United States Citizen and Immigration Services (“USCIS”) published the new version of the Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification. The latest version includes minor changes to the form and its instructions and is dated October 21, 2019 (the date the new version … Read more

New York Bans Salary History Inquiries

Submitted by Ali Law Group PC on August 1, 2019 Governor Andrew Cuomo recently signed the Salary History Bill into law. Effective January 6, 2020, the Salary History Bill will prohibit all New York State employers from inquiring about salary or wage history during the application, interview or offer stage, or retaliating against any person … Read more

New York City Bans Pre-Employment Drug Testing for Marijuana

Submitted by Ali Law Group PC on June 7, 2019 As previously reported, the New York City Council passed legislation which bans New York City employers from testing prospective employees for marijuana and tetrahydrocannabinols (THC), the active ingredient in marijuana. The bill makes such testing an unlawful discriminatory practice under the New York City Human … Read more