• The ABCs of I-9 and E-Verify: Understanding the Compliance Obligations as an Employer
  • The ABCs of I-9 and E-Verify: Understanding the Compliance Obligations as an Employer

    • Speaker : Bob McKenzie
    • Session Code : BEAPR1923
    • Date : 19th April 2023
    • Time : This Event is Over and the Recorded Content is Available
    • Duration : 90 Mins


The costs of not complying with I-9 requirements are very high. Compliance is a bit complicated but not so bad if you know what to do.  Unfortunately, many organizations do not take the time to learn how to properly complete an I-9 form.  The forms are also changed every few years.

The presenter has conducted hundreds of I-9 audits.


The number of companies that were totally in compliance in 20 years of conducting I-9 Audits is a big fat ZERO.


It is vital that companies get a sense of their compliance picture, asking: 

  • Are we using the correct Form I-9s? 
  • Do we and did we fill out the forms correctly? 
  • Do we copy the documents?
  • Do we have to maintain a file of I-9 forms?
  • If so, how long do we have to keep them?
  • Can we still hire employees who do not have proper documents?
  • What can we communicate to our new and existing employees? 
  • How do we fix our I-9 forms?

In addition to increasing the number of inspections, ICE has also nearly doubled the fines for incorrect I-9 forms to up to $2.300 per incorrect I-9 form. The amount of the fine depends upon the percentage of incorrect I-9 forms.  So, if you have 100 I-9’s and half of them are not correct, you face a fine of over $115,000

Don’t let your company become a statistic. Attend this webinar to ensure you and your company are protected.


Areas covered during the session:

  • I-9 Forms & E-Verify
  • A Review of an I-9 Form
  • Immigration and Customs Enforcement Covid-19 Extensions
  • ICE Worksite Investigations
  • Recent Penalties for Non-Compliance
  • Employer Responsibilities
  • Implementing a Follow-Up for Temporary Work Authorizations
  • Determining Internal Practices on Retaining I-9 Forms
  • Conducting a Self Audit and Correcting Mistakes
  • Action Items
  • Questions

Why should you attend?

As stated above, few employers complete their I-9 forms correctly. One little mistake on a form will result in a fine. If more than 50% of your I-9 forms have a mistake, it means a fine of over $1,900 for each mistake. If you have 100 employees and 50% have a mistake, your company owes over $95,000. Attend this webinar to avoid potential large fines and gain some peace of mind when all I-9’s are done correctly.

This webinar will cover how to properly complete the I-9 form, how to verify employment eligibility using e-Verify, and the potential consequences of noncompliance. Attendees will gain a better understanding of how to navigate the I-9 and e-Verify process to ensure their company is in compliance with all applicable laws and regulations.

Join us for this informative webinar and learn how to protect your business from costly fines and legal issues.


Who will benefit?

Payroll professionals

HR Professionals

Accounting Professionals

Tax Professionals

Benefits Professionals

Bob McKenzie, has over 40 years of human resources management experience. His background includes a wide range of hands-on experience in all areas of Human resources management in all types of industries within the public and private sectors. 

Bob has been cited in a number of Human Resources trade publications. Among them are HR.com, HR Magazine, HR Florida Review, Vault.com, BNA and the Institute of Management and Administration and the Business Journal. He has been a speaker at a number of conferences as well as audio and web-based seminars.

Bob is a graduate of Rider University where he received a Bachelor of Science in Commerce Degree and double majored in Industrial Relations and Organizational Behavior.

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