Tag: SSN

Immigration: Government Taking Two-Track Approach to Maligned No-Match Rule

Several months ago, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) issued a final regulation mandating the steps employers must take to verify an employee’s Social Security number (SSN) when the employer receives a “no-match” letter from the DHS or the Social Security Administration. The rule specified that employers would be required to fire employees–or face government […]

Immigration: Judge Halts No-Match Rule

In the current issue of the California Employer Advisor, we report on a new Department of Homeland Security (DHS) regulation mandating the steps an employer must take to verify an employee’s Social Security number (SSN) when the employer receives a “no-match” letter from the DHS or the Social Security Administration. Under the rule, employers would […]

Immigration: Federal Court Postpones No-Match Regulation, Again

In August, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) released a new rule describing the steps an employer must take to verify an employee’s Social Security number (SSN) when it receives a “no-match” letter from the DHS or the Social Security Administration. Under the rule, employers would be required to fire employees—or face government legal action—if […]

Legislation and Reform Proposals Whistleblowing: New Laws Change Wage Statement Requirements, Clarify Whistleblower Poster Rule

Governor Schwarzenegger has signed new laws changing the information you must include on employee wage statements and clearing up how large the type must be on your whistleblower posters. Join us this fall in San Francisco for the California Employment Law Update conference, a 3-day event that will teach you everything you need to know […]

Legislation Special Report: Privacy

Limits On Use Of Social Security Numbers In July 2002, a law took effect restricting the display of consumer Social Security numbers (SSNs) by California businesses. Although the law wasn’t targeted at the workplace, it had implications for employers’ use and display of worker SSNs. Now a follow-up law, SB 25, will further limit SSN […]

Privacy: New Restrictions on Using Social Security Numbers in Mailings; Public and Private Employers Now Covered

In July 2002, a law took effect restricting the display of consumer Social Security numbers (SSNs) by California businesses. Although the law wasn’t targeted at the workplace, it had implications for employers’ use and display of worker SSNs. On Jan. 1, 2004, a follow-up law will further limit SSN use in mailings. Here’s what you […]