An analysis of the program performed for the U.S. government found that in most cases, the system correctly verified authorized worker status. But because the system is not set up to detect identify fraud, the inaccuracy rate for unauthorized workers is approximately 54 percent.
Although the federal government is promoting E-Verify heavily and more than 1,200 employers per week are registering for it, the program is not mandatory for most employers. This article discusses which companies are required to use E-Verify and which are not. For those that are not legally required to use it, the article further discusses the potential advantages and disadvantages of voluntary enrollment.
Research firm Gartner warns that more than 70 percent of IT-dominated social media initiatives will fail by 2012. Here, social media veterans provide tips for launching effective social networks.
The defense contractor developed its internal social network, called Unity, to answer the need for an environment that supported collaboration, communication and knowledge-sharing, and was also secure and fit its employees’ needs.
Employers will soon be asked to provide empirical evidence for screening and hiring practices based on assumptions about workplace criminality—but they’ll be hard-pressed to find it.
Redesigning Continuing Education in the Health Professions discusses ideas for a better system through a comprehensive approach of continuing professional development. The book also offers principles to guide the creation of a national continuing education institute.
The company had 19,835 full-time employees at the end of 2009, compared with 20,222 a year earlier, it says in its annual report filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
As business travel continues its long slump, the Marriott is one of three company properties to initially offer a high-tech videoconferencing service. Go There Virtual Meetings, which costs $500 an hour, is designed for sidelined road warriors.
Employers must implement social networking policies, obtain employee consent for monitoring and conduct their monitoring legally and responsibly. By following these 10 guidelines, employers ensure that their employees can enjoy social media without employer static and interference.
To keep pace with developments in wage-and-hour law, several law firms have launched blogs on the topic, with attorneys writing about the latest cases and trends.