California Employment Law Report

California Employment Law Report

The latest litigation trends, court decisions, & issues on California Employment Law

Tag Archives: Immigration

California proposed immigration bill imposes steep fines for employers who cooperate with federal immigration requests

Posted in Best Practices For California Employers, California Legislation Update, Uncategorized
Assemblymember David Chiu (D-San Francisco) introduced a bill – AB 450 – that would put employers between the federal government and the state of California in the immigration debate.  Basically, the bill imposes penalties on employers who cooperate or do not notify the state of federal immigration actions taking place at their locations.  As set… Continue Reading

Understanding immigration and labor reform laws on the federal and state level: President Obama’s immigration proposal and California’s change to immigration related laws in 2015

Posted in Best Practices For California Employers, California Legislation Update, Employee Handbooks, Wrongful Termination
President Obama’s announcement of his controversial plan to provide amnesty for illegal immigrants to remain in the country who meet certain requirements raises a few employment and immigration issues for employers. Putting the politics aside, it is a good time for employers to review their obligations under the law to confirm a worker’s eligibility to… Continue Reading

Delay In Transition To New Form I-9

Posted in Best Practices For California Employers, New Cases
Today, February 2, 2009, employers were supposed to transition to start using a new I-9 Form.  However, Friday, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services department made the following announcement: USCIS Delays Rule Changing List of Documents Acceptable to Verify Employment Eligibility Reopens Public Comment Period for 30 days WASHINGTON—U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced today… Continue Reading