Four Employment Issues to Consider Before and After Natural Disasters

Four Employment Issues to Consider Before and After Natural Disasters

In the preparation for and aftermath of any natural disaster, employers are often faced with questions from employees and clients regarding their plans. Natural disasters affect employers and employees year-round through hurricanes, tornadoes, floods, fires, blizzards and severe storms. With Hurricane Dorian looming in the Atlantic, the topic is top of mind for many right now. Here are four of the biggest employment issues that you may face…

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What Florida Businesses Should do to Prepare for ICE I-9 Audits

As part of the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) nationwide crackdown on immigration compliance the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) has been increasingly serving Florida businesses with Notices of Inspection (NOI). An NOI informs business owners that ICE will perform a comprehensive audit of their hiring records (Form I-9s and associated documents) to determine compliance with employment eligibility verification laws. Small businesses without regular processes in place for compliance are oftentimes hit the hardest by the audits.

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