How to Navigate the I-9 Process – Straight from the Handbook

The employment eligibility verification form, also known as the I-9, helps employers determine if a person is authorized to work in the U.S. It can also be an area of risk for employers if they are unaware of the laws that accompany this form.

One of the ways risk presents itself is if the employers require specific documents from employees during the I-9 process. If the Department of Justice (DOJ) sees that a large proportion of employees are presenting specific documentation it could spark an investigation, resulting in fines of over $100,000 in some cases.
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The Workforce Know – April 7th

The latest happenings in MSP, staffing, recruiting, and the job market all in one place. Here’s what you need to know in this edition of The Workforce Know:

Staffing Agency Sued for Discrimination

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) is suing Maxim Healthcare Services for disability discrimination. The EEOC has accused the Pittsburgh-based staffing agency of refusing to hire a qualified candidate because he was HIV-positive.
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What Language in PPACA Rules is Raising Big Questions from Staffing Firms?

The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act has been a cause of concern for several months now, raising question from employers in every industry; but there are few with bigger questions than staffing firms.

An article from BenefitsPro reports that the most pressing question for staffing firms is whether they or their clients should be considered the “common law employer” of temporary workers, making them responsible for health benefits. Traditionally, this responsibility falls on the staffing firm, but the language in the final rules issued by the IRS has caused some confusion.
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Government Solutions – The KS Way

In today’s economy, government entities of all sizes are relying on the experience and flexibility afforded by a contingent workforce. But there’s one problem: It’s hard to find and manage contract labor on your own.

You need a partner. No matter who you work with, you want to make sure they can streamline your processes, increase controls and reduce risks, and save you time and money. That’s what we all want, right?
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The Workforce Know – March 11th

The latest happenings in MSP, staffing, recruiting, and the job market all in one place. Here’s what you need to know in this edition of The Workforce Know:

Monster Acquires Social Recruiting Startups

Recently, one of the world’s largest employment sites acquired two social network recruiting startupsREAD MORE