The public will have more ample time to provide comments at the Federal Register. This public comment will end on March 4th 2009. Interested parties who would like to share their opiniions or comments can visit this website: http://www.regulations.gov/
The interim final rule will provide an amendment of the regulations governing the types of acceptable identity and employment authorization documents which employees can present to their employers when completing the I-9 Form (Employment Eligibility Form). Under the interim rule it prohibits the acceptance of an expired document to verify an employment authorization.
As an employer's representative - the HR Professional who will be conducting the validation of acceptable identification documents for the I-9 Form must take an extra moment and effort in understanding appropriate documents that are acceptable.
As necessary, attend continuing education that are focused on Managing I-9 Eligibility Documents and Compliance. Seek the assistance of a qualified and experienced HR Consultant on Employment Eligibility and Work Permits.
There is a high risk for both the employer and the HR Professional when a new hire will be found to be using a non-acceptable document.
For questions or inquiries regarding additional information to compliance please contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
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