The I-9 and E-Verify Tightrope: Balancing Employee Rights Against Strict Compliance Needs

SHRM 2012 Annual Conference
This program will reveal best practices in managing I-9 and E-Verify obligations and provide tips for standardizing employer policies and procedures.
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In light of increasing I-9 and E-Verify enforcement, employers must ensure that their hiring policies and practices conform to the latest federal and state rules while being careful to dodge potential employee anti-discrimination claims. This interactive session will explain this delicate balancing act, provide an overview of the I-9 audit landscape, and examine recent case studies to highlight the logistical and legal challenges in submitting employees to the E-Verify system.

Date(s) & Time(s): 
Wednesday, June 27, 2012 - 10:00am to 11:15am

John Fay


John Fay is a business immigration attorney with a deep applied knowledge of Form I-9 compliance and E-Verify rules and procedures. Having previously worked for the nation’s largest immigration law firm, John has advised corporations, educational institutions, and individuals on a variety of U.S. immigration and I-9 issues. He is also a prolific writer on I-9 and E-Verify compliance and is responsible for managing the LawLogix Compliance Blog and Knowledge Base (electronic  When John is not living and breathing I-9 compliance, he enjoys ballroom dancing with his wife – although you should not expect to see him on Dancing with the Stars anytime soon.

Amount of Credit: 
Credit Type: 
HR Credit
Session Type: 
Concurrent Session
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