Businesses with public contracts must e-verify current and new employees

A recent Louisiana law now requires all Louisiana private employers bidding on public contracts to verify by sworn statement that it (1) uses the E-verify system to confirm that all of its employees in Louisiana are U.S. citizens or legal aliens, (2) will verify the status of its new employees hired during the term of […]

Louisiana employers subject to penalties for hiring illegal aliens

Under a new Louisiana law, penalties will be assessed against Louisiana employers who hire aliens who are not entitled to lawfully reside or work in the United States. To avoid the penalties for such hires, employers must satisfy one of the following: (1) verification of status by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services E-Verify System […]