Be on Watch for a New I-9 Form
United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) just announced that it will release a new Form I-9 on July 17th. Employers will be able to use the new, revised version or continue using the November 14, 2016 version through September 17th. However, starting September 18th, employers must begin using the new revised form. You can read USCIS’ statement about the upcoming release here.
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Be on the lookout for an update from us early next week providing a copy of the new Form I-9 and detailing notable changes. If you have any questions about the Form I-9 or the I-9 process generally, please contact the experts at the Saqui Law Group.
PAGA = All Access Pass: California Supreme Court Says There Is No Requirement That Plaintiff Show Good Cause In Seeking Non-Party Employee Contact Information
- Written by Anthony Oceguera and Rebecca Hause-Schultz
The California Supreme Court‘s decision today in Williams v. Superior Court (“Williams”) is sure to excite opportunistic plaintiff attorneys, as it eliminates a potential – and completely reasonable - roadblock to their access of statewide discovery in Private Attorney General Act (PAGA) actions. In Williams, the Supreme Court held unequivocally that in PAGA cases plaintiffs are not required to show their claims have some basis in fact prior to seeking statewide discovery of employee contact information, even if the other employees hold vastly different jobs than the plaintiffs.