Social Security no-match letters are on the uptick. They let employers know an employee’s name and Social Security number (SSN), as reported on W-2 forms, don’t match government records. Here’s what you need to know to keep your operations compliant.
The Social Security Administration (SSA) has been busy sending employers an “educational” letter, but you would be wise to read between the lines. With U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) raising the heat on worksite enforcement audits, you should learn more about the impact the agency’s so-called educational letters can have on your immigration compliance.
Q. One of our employees who has worked for us a little over 2 years just presented us with a new Social Security number (SSN) and said the old one we have been using is no longer her number. I have never heard of this before. Do we terminate the old record/file and rehire her […]
This week, a Maryland U.S. District Court ruled in favor of the U.S. government in a lawsuit challenging the legality of the E-Verify system (Chamber of Commerce of the United States v. Napolitano). This means that beginning September 8, 2009, federal contractors and subcontractors will be required to use the E-Verify system to ensure their […]
A federal judge has rejected a request by the federal government to push up the timeline for deciding a case involving a controversial rule on the steps employers should take when they receive a No-Match letter—indicating that the information submitted for an employee fails to match government records. Now, the decision won’t be handed down […]
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has issued a new rule describing the steps an employer must take when it receives a “no-match” letter from DHS or the Social Security Administration (SSA). The rule takes effect on Sept. 14, 2007.
When an employee’s name or Social Security number differs from information in the Social Security Administration’s records, the agency sends out a “no-match” letter to notify the employer of the discrepancy. In a change from past years, the agency plans to send no-match letters only if an employer has more than 10 employees with mismatched […]
If an employee’s name or Social Security number differs from information in the federal Social Security Administration’s records, the agency sends out a “no-match” letter to notify the employer of the discrepancy. The letter, which can list one or more employees, asks that correct information be submitted within 60 days.
The Social Security Administration has agreed to pay $7.75 million to settle a lawsuit by 2,200 male African-American current and former employees who claimed they were denied promotions and pay because of their race and sex. The lawsuit charged that African-American men were kept in low-grade jobs and were more likely to be disciplined than […]