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SSA’s new no-match letters, what to do if you receive one…

By Immigration Counsel - Leigh P. Cole, Hirschfeld Kraemer LLP The Social Security Administration (SSA) has resumed its practice of sending employers Social Security Number (SSN) no-match letters, labeled Employer Correction Requests. Here’s what you need to know: SSA stopped issuing SSN no-match letters in 2007 because it...

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New Required Poster for California Employers – Effective April 1

Several weeks ago, the Office of Administrative Law (OAL) approved the Fair Employment and Housing Council’s (FEHC) changes to the Family Care and Medical Leave (CFRA Leave) and Pregnancy Disability notice (now called Family Care and Medical Leave and Pregnancy Disability Leave), adding information about the New Parent Leave Act (NPLA). California employers...

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Trucking Group ABC Test Lawsuit Dismissed in CA Court

SACRAMENTO – U.S. District Judge Morrison C. England, Jr. dismissed a federal lawsuit filed by the Western States Trucking Association (WSTA) challenging the independent contractor ABC Test. The ruling in Western States Trucking Association v. Schoorl upholds California’s three part law for determining the status and classification of workers as...

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California Employers: Beware More Stringent Criminal Background Check Requirements

A Ninth Circuit Court of Appeal’s ruling has made already strict background check requirements even more stringent. The court held that the disclosure required under the federal Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) can consist only of the FRCA disclosure; it can’t contain any additional information, including the...

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