If you’re in favor of ditching the current employment verification process – the paper-based I-9 form – for a mandatory electronic system, you’re not alone.
According to the SHRM Employment Verification Survey, 83% of employers either strongly or somewhat support a mandatory electronic verification system. Plus, employers’ support of such a system would be even higher if it:
avoids allegations of employment-based discrimination (cited by 95% of employers) includes a strong safe harbor to protect employers (95%) authenticates identity (94%), and eliminates the Form I-9 (89%). Review documents, discard excess
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