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Newton Chu to Speak on I-9 Compliance, May 7, 2015

On May 7, 2015, Newton Chu will be speaking at a seminar presented by the Hawaii Employers Council on I-9 Compliance: Turning the Deceptively Difficult into Simply Understandable.

Noncompliance with the deceptively difficult two-page Form I-9 can result in hefty fines.  For instance, in 2010, Abercrombie and Fitch was fined $1,047,110 for I-9 violations even though the company did not knowingly hire unauthorized aliens.

In this half-day seminar, Newton Chu will address issues such as:

  • What are common employer mistakes?
  • How should employers correct mistakes and omissions?
  • How can employers avoid discrimination claims?
  • What are the recordkeeping requirements (including whether electronic recordkeeping)?

Mr. Chu will also dedicate time to answer participants' questions such as:

  • How should employers handle employees with expired green cards?
  • What are best practices in processing remote employees?
  • What steps should employers take when an employee presents documents with different names?
  • May employers use a signature stamp to sign Section 2?
  • Will an employer's "good faith efforts" protect it from legal liability?
  • How does immigration reform proposals impact the Form I-9 verification process?

Date:  May 7, 2015

Time:  8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.  (Registration at 8:15 a.m.)

Where:  Hawaii Employers Council, Kahili Meeting Room

Register Online or Download Brochure / Registration Form

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