Smart I-9 Recordkeeping: How to Complete, Retain and Re-Verify Using the New Form I-9
Live Rebroadcast: Wednesday, February 22, 2017
1:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. Eastern / 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Pacific
Since the new Form I-9 took effect January 21, 2017, previous versions are no longer valid, and you will now be required to use this new version—coined the “smart I-9.”
How does this brand-new “smart” I-9 differ from the old version you have been using? And how can you ensure accurate completion, retention, re-verification, and correction (as necessary) using the new Form I-9?
Join us on February 22 for a rebroadcast of a highly popular webinar led by Attorney Ruth Willars, a partner with Monty & Ramirez, who will answer these questions and more.
- What’s changed on the new Form I-9, and what’s staying the same
- The new Form I-9’s error-checking features
- Best practices for ensuring compliant I-9 recordkeeping when using the editable PDF Form I-9
- Answers to common but tricky Form I-9 questions such as:
- If the SSN entered into E-Verify is incorrect, what steps should you take?
- If an employee moves out of state and his/her driver’s license says it’s not valid for federal ID purposes, can you accept the license as a List B document?
- Can you accept a temporary green card? What if it’s about to expire?
- What do you do when a proffered document just looks kind of “off” to you?
- Best practices for filling out the I-9 and legally acceptable ways to verify worker documentation—including answers to questions such as whether it’s acceptable to look at remote hires’ documents via Skype or FaceTime
- Form I-9 re-verification requirements for non-U.S. citizens and non-permanent residents
- How to complete I-9s for new employees using automatically extended employment authorization documents (EADs)
- Best practices for copying and storing I-9s from supporting documentation to paper I-9s and electronic records
- When it’s safe to destroy old I-9s
- Recordkeeping errors that attract ICE scrutiny and hefty fines
- The checklist to review to avoid hiring or employing anyone not authorized to work in the United States
- And much more!
About Your Presenter:
Ruth M. Willars, Esq.
Monty & Ramirez LLP
Ruth Willars’ practice consists of employment and commercial litigation, employment counseling, and regulatory compliance. She represents companies during investigations by regulatory agencies including the Department of Labor, Homeland Security Investigations, Internal Revenue Service, and the Security and Exchange Commission. Given the myriad regulations associated with both small and large businesses, Ruth assists her clients in working through the complexities of running a business and being an employer amidst the austere regulatory work environment the United States has become.
Prior to joining Monty & Ramirez LLP, Ms. Willars was the Chief Compliance and Legal Officer for a registered investment adviser. Before taking the in-house position, she worked at other nationally recognized law firms handling labor and employment litigation, which included allegations of discrimination, retaliation, wage and hour violation and breach of contract.