Saturday, August 29, 2009

USA: New Version of I-9 Employment Eligibility Verification Form in USA

It is time to update your I-9 Form.

As a strategic HR Professional or Employer, it would be a best practice to make sure that you have the most current version of the Employment Eligibility Verification Form - called I-9 Form.

The USCIS have released recently the newly revised I-9 Employment Eligibility Verification Form with an expiration date as August 31, 2012.

The link to the new version of the form is provided below:
New Version of I-9 Employment Eligibility Verification Form

Please make sure that you will abreast yourself with the new changes in this Form.
1. Pay attention on Section 1 - some changes were made
2. Pay attention on List A colum, List B and List C columns. There are some changes about Acceptable Documents that will validate eligibility for an employment in the United States

It is highly critical to be compliant (reference: US Intensifies Audits of Employers by Miriam Jordan, Aug 18, 2009, The Wall Street Journal) and Juntee Terrenal, Global Human Capital Consultant of JNT Consulting, LLC recommends that every HR Professional who is responsible for the New Hire On-boarding procedure must execute proper I-9 Form compliance.

If your company does not have a Human Resource Department or competent HR Personnel who is knowledgeable in the administration of the I-9 Employment Eligibility Verification Form, contact the assistance of an experienced consulting company, like JNT Consulting. Their Professional Consultants may be able to assist you.

JNT Consulting provides consultative guidance and audit of your I-9 Forms. For assistance do not hesitate to contact us at: 

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