The Scoop on the E-Verify Poster – Employer Guidelines
If you have hired an employee in recent years, we know you’re already familiar with posting the required labor law posters. However, chances are you’re also familiar with E-Verify – an online resource managed by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) to allow employers to verify the employment eligibility of new hires. The USCIS says more than 500,000 employers are enrolled in E-Verify all across the United States and
Q & A About E-Verify Posters
Q: What is the E-Verify poster? Is it included on your state labor law posters? A: Many states have passed laws that require employers to register with the federal E-Verify program, which is used to determine if workers are eligible for employment. If your state has an E-Verify law, covered employers must register for E-Verify through the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and must post the required E-Verify posters.
South Carolina Changes Labor Law Abstract; New Poster Required
The latest required change to the South Carolina labor law poster is on the SC Labor Law Abstract poster. New information in the “Immigrant Worker” section of the Labor Law Abstract states that all South Carolina employers must enroll in the federal E-Verify program as of Jan. 1, 2012. Employers must use E-Verify to verify the employment eligibility of new employees. Failure to use E-Verify for verification will result in
Immigrant Worker Information Added to South Carolina Labor Law Poster
An “Immigrant Worker” section has been added to South Carolina’s Labor Law poster to provide information about verifying the legal status of new employees. The South Carolina Illegal Immigration and Reform Act requires all employers to verify the legal status of new employees. The law prohibits employment of any worker who is not legally in the United States and authorized to work in this country. The mandatory labor law poster (previously called