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Obama Budget Plan Raises Employer Issues

February 27, 2009
The $3.5 trillion budget unveiled Thursday includes proposals to reform health care, expand unemployment benefits and require employers to automatically enroll workers in retirement accounts.
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The Brave New World of Electronic I-9s

January 16, 2009
Nearly three years ago, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement issued an interim rule that allows employers to continue completing I-9 forms on paper while storing the forms electronically. However, its guidance stops short of identifying which systems will be acceptable under the law. Here are some of the issues that organizations should keep in mind when it comes to electronic storage of these required documents.
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TOOL How to Trim Your Workforce

December 31, 2008
An e-book from law firm Foley Hoag, ‘Tips for Planning Reductions in Force,’ is a possible guide for organizations considering layoffs.
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