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Important E-Verify Legislation Changes to affect Employers in Georgia, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, and Tennessee

Georgia: Private employers with between 11 and 99 employees must conduct E-verify on all new hires on or before July 2013 (Employers with more than 99 employees are already subjected to this new law). Employers with 10 or fewer employees are exempt. This is the last phase for employers to enroll and use E-verify pursuant to Georgia’s Illegal Immigration Reform and Enforcement act of 2011 (HB87)

North Carolina: Beginning January 1, 2013, private employers with between 100 and 499 employees must enroll and utilize the E-verify system for all new hires pursuant to Session Law 2011-263 (HB36)

Pennsylvania: Starting January 1, 2013 all state public works contractors and sub-contractors with work state contracts totaling more than $25,000.00 must enroll and use E-verify for new hires (SB 637)

Tennessee: Beginning January 1, 2013 all private employers with between 6 and 199 employees must enroll and begin using E-Verify to verify new employees (Public Chapter No. 436)

IF you have any questions regarding E-verify and requirements in your state, please contact our office at (800) 424-7011.

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