You have likely noticed the expiration date on the top of the USCIS Form I-9 that indicates the current version expires at the end of this month. The Department of Homeland Security has not issued a new version but is expected to extend the current version in its present form. Until they release information about an extension or new version, you can still use the current one. Read how to ensure you are using the most current form available and for links to additional information.
Sage has released an update on the compliance functionality for EEO-1 Component 2 reporting requirements. A .csv Import Template with Instructions is now available for Sage Abra/Sage HRMS HR only clients. An update is coming soon that will enable Sage Abra/Sage HRMS clients using both HR and Payroll to complete their filings. Read for more information and links to both the Sage update and the help materials found on the Component 2 EEO-1 Online Filing System website.
The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) plans to open the web-based portal on July 15, 2019 for submission of Component 2 data. To help those required to file, the EEOC made help documents available on the site. Sage released an update on July 9, 2019, outlining its support for their customers who must file Component 2. Read for more information and links to the EEOC website and Sage's release.
Let’s face it—recruiting is a challenging aspect of any human resource professional’s duties. In times of high unemployment, there are floods of applications and resumes to manage. During this current time of a record 49-year low unemployment rate, the challenges may be even more demanding. The open positions can linger, unfilled, while improving overall financial performance continues to create more jobs. Read for ways to meet the challenges and follow links for more information and software solutions we offer.
People who feel respected and valued are more enagaged at work. The most successful companies know that taking care of employees first impacts everything from customer service to the bottom line. Read about being "people-centric" and follow links to learn more about the concept and companies that have embraced it.
Employers are required to include pay data from 2017 as well as 2018 payrolls when completing Component 2 of the EEO-1 Survey which has been reinstated on the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission form. This involves reporting pay data by race, gender, and ethnicity. The official deadline for reporting is September 30, 2019. Read for more information as well as links to the EEO-1 Survey and the EEOC 's FAQ web page.
The ICE raid on a Texas electronics tech company reminds us of the increased focus on employer compliance with the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Service regulations for hiring immigrants. It was the largest raid in over a decade. What does that mean for you? Read for information about the raid, your responsibilities as an employer, and links to USCIS websites with helpful information on completing Form I-9.
Pay data reporting by race, gender, and ethnicity has been reinstated on the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission EEOC-1 form. The official deadline for reporting is September 30, 2019. Read for more information as well as links to the court document and EEOC frequently asked questions web page.