Re:locate Magazine, 12/18/2012 –
“New laws will take effect in North Carolina, Pennsylvania, and Tennessee from the start of 2013 requiring employers to register for and use the otherwise voluntary federal E-Verify system.
“…In addition, Georgia and Virginia have enacted new E-Verify requirements that will take effect later in 2013.
“…State law in North Carolina will require all employers with 100 or more employees to register for and use E-Verify.
“On July 1, 2013, the requirement will expand to all employers with 25 or more employees…Employers with 24 or fewer employees are exempt from the law [in North Carolina].
“In Pennsylvania, any contractor or subcontractor on a public works contract with state or local governments valued at $25,000 or more must register for and use E-Verify.
“…[I]n Tennessee…all employers with 6 or more employees must either participate in E-Verify, or retain photocopies of identification and work authorisation documents as part of the federally-mandated Form I-9 process.
“…Employers with 5 or fewer employees are exempt [in Tennessee].
“Later in 2013, state law in Georgia will require all employers with 11 or more employees to register for and use E-Verify beginning July 1, 2013.
“…Employers with 10 or fewer employees are exempt from the law [in Georgia].
“Finally, on December 1, 2013, Virginia law will require any contractor who has more than an average of 50 employees for the previous 12 months, and who enters into a contract in excess of $50,000 with any state agency, to register for and participate in E-Verify.
“Nineteen states now have laws related to the mandatory use of E-Verify for some or all employers.”
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