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Puerto Ricans migrate to Florida for one thing: jobs

According to the Puerto Rican Federal Affairs Administration, roughly 1000 Puerto Rican families are moving to Florida every month. Things are pretty bad on the island right now, as the government tries to deal with billions of dollars of crushing debt. Unemployment’s at 12 percent and almost half of all families are living under the […]

Labor Compliance Laws in Georgia

Georgia The Georgia Security and Immigration Compliance Act enacted new work eligibility verification requirements that apply to Georgia’s public employers, and the contractors and subcontractors of Georgia’s public employers.  Please click on the following link for more information on this new law: http://www.dol.state.ga.us/spotlight/sp_sb_529_new_rules.htm

Federal Contractors and Sub-Contractors Update

Federal Contractors and Sub-Contractors Federal contractors and subcontractors will be required to begin using the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services’ E-Verify system starting June 30, 2009, to verify their employees’ eligibility to legally work in the United States.  Please click on the following link for more information on this new regulation: http://www.uscis.gov/portal/site/uscis/menuitem.eb1d4c2a3e5b9ac89243c6a7543f6d1a/?vgnextoid=534bbd181e09d110VgnVCM1000004718190aRCRD&vgnextchannel=534bbd181e09d110VgnVCM1000004718190aRCRD

Labor Compliance Laws in South Carolina

South Carolina The “South Carolina Illegal Immigration and Reform Act” was signed into law on June 4, 2008. The law requires all employers to verify the legal status of new employees and prohibits employment of any worker who is not legally in this country and authorized to work.  Please click on the following link for […]