Maverick Construction Receives 36% Reduction in I-9 Penalties from OCAHO

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The Office of the Chief Administrative Hearing Officer (OCAHO) issued a new I-9 penalty decision in United States v. Maverick Construction, LLC, 15 OCAHO no. 1405a (Apr. 21, 2022), where the company’s I-9 penalties were reduced by 36.1% from $286,356 to $183,600. Facts On July 16, 2018, Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) served a Notice … Read more

What Types of Sexual Harassment Can You Face at Work?

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Sexual harassment in the workplace should not be tolerated. As an American citizen, you have the right to work in a professional, harassment-free workplace. You need a legal advocate when a coworker, boss, or supervisor sexually harasses or discriminates against you in the workplace. What Does Sexual Harassment Represent? Title VII of the Civil Rights … Read more

What is the Juneteenth Holiday? Everything You Need to Know

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Beginning in 1866, people have held annual celebrations commemorating the emancipation of slaves in the United States. Some states and cities have officially recognized Juneteenth, the name by which the date is most referred, for many years. However, it was not until 2021 that Juneteenth became a federal holiday and either officially recognized or made … Read more

How HR Can Address the Workforce Skills Gap

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As modern technology develops and new industry trends arise, many human resources teams are facing large workforce skills gaps that continue to grow. Just as fast as innovation decreases the need for certain roles — especially those that can easily be automated — it’s increasing the need for others. The workforce skills gap is being … Read more

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