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Does Enrolling In E-Verify Violate Labor Law?

Many employers utilize E-Verify in an effort to ensure compliance with pertinent immigration laws. This web-based system run by the Department of Homeland Security enables companies to verify eligibility of their workers to be employed in the U.S. But does an employer’s decision to enroll in E...

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Federal Contractor Minimum Wage to Increase

Employees on certain government contracts must be paid in accordance with the requirements of a 2014 Executive Order on Minimum Wage. Effective January 1, 2019, the minimum wage for covered workers is $10.60 per hour, with a minimum direct wage of $7.40 per hour for tipped employees. READ MORE

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Government Relations Work Flex Q32018

49 SHRM State Councils and 170 Chapters signed letters urging Congress to support H. R. 4219, the “Workflex in the 21st Century Act”. Your NIHRA President & SHRM Foundation Director, Jody Fosnough and Kris Gilman, spoke to our state legislators about this act back in November 2017. I...

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Workforce Training Bill Q32018

Trump Signs Workforce Training Bill Into Law In a rare bipartisan achievement after years of stalled efforts in Congress, President Donald Trump signed legislation overhauling career and technical education law. The Strengthening Career and Technical Education (CTE) for the 21stCentury Act prov...

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