Another New I-9 Form: Step-by-Step Review to Reduce Compliance Questions, Risks & Possible Penalties

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Duration: 90 minutes including question and answer session.
Presenter: Richard F. Verstegen, partner, Boardman & Clark, LLP, Madison WI
Price: $349.00, DL includes full audio presentation, question and answer session, and presentation slides.
Who Should Attend? Administrators, attorneys representing schools, student counselors, faculty, student services
Best For: Higher education, K-12

The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has been making several revisions to its I-9 form within the last year. In November 2016, the USCIS published a revised version of the form, which included a number of changes within the form and which also was designed to be easier to fill out on a computer. Then, in July 2017, the USCIS announced it had made additional revisions to the form, including revisions to the instructions and to the list of acceptable documents on the form. Employers are required to use the July 2017 form as of September 18, 2017. All of this has the potential to complicate employer efforts to comply with their I-9 employee verification responsibilities. Of course, employers understand that they need to ensure that their I-9 forms are in order or risk potential fines, penalties, and possibly even jail time. The new I-9 form only adds to the current complex atmosphere surrounding employment and immigration issues. To avoid potential problems, employers need to come up to speed quickly on the new I-9 form and understand what changes they may need to make to their current employee verification procedures.

Please join Richard F. Verstegen as he reviews the federal requirements that govern your employer’s I-9 practices and goes through the changes to the I-9 employee verification form and how these may affect the employee verification procedures you already have in place.


Just a sampling of the many practical tips you’ll take away:

  • Review, step-by-step, your obligations for I-9 documentation and verification
  • Review the new I-9 form
  • Find out if you have to complete a new I-9 for all of your current employees
  • Learn how to audit current employees’ I-9 forms
  • Discuss how the new requirements may modify your current compliance efforts
  • See how to audit terminated employees’ I-9 forms
  • Understand how to effectively address errors in order to avoid litigation and how to avoid discrimination against a potential employee during the employment eligibility process


Your conference leader for “Another New I-9 Form: Step-by-Step Review to Reduce Compliance Questions, Risks & Possible Penalties” is Richard F. Verstegen, partner, Boardman & Clark, LLP, Madison Wisconsin. Rick is an experienced member of the School Law Practice Group and the Labor and Employment Group at the firm. Rick’s practice focuses in the areas of labor and employment law and school law. He advises employers on all areas of employment law including immigration, state and federal wage and hour laws, employee handbooks, family and medical leave, unemployment compensation, personnel records, technology-related matters, misconduct investigations, anti-discrimination, and harassment. He also has extensive experience on matters involving labor relations, collective bargaining, contract interpretation and administration, public records, pupil records, open meetings law, and constitutional law. Rick has published many articles on employment law related topics. In addition he has participated in seminars and presentations dealing with labor and employment related topics. He is a member of the State Bar of Wisconsin, and is admitted to practice before the Wisconsin Supreme Court and the United States District Court for the Western District of Wisconsin. He earned his JD degree from the University of Wisconsin Law School. QUALITY COMMITMENT

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