Ring in the New Year with Confidence in Your I-9 Compliance

i-9 compliance best practices

As 2017 draws to a close, it’s a great time to assess your I-9 compliance program to make sure your organization is prepared for 2018. In the spirit of the season we will help you “count-down” some best practices to improve your I-9 management compliance:

10. Remove I-9s that have met retention requirements and adopt a system for continuous scanning and purging to help reduce your risk

9. Audit your current I-9s to identify potential problems

8. Remediate any I-9 issues

7. Develop a standard operating procedure to enforce a consistent process across the organization

6. Provide guidance for accurate, timely, and compliant completion of Section 1 and Section 2

5. Enforce physical inspection of Section 2 documents for all new hires and reverifications

4. Institute safeguards to prevent under and over-documentation violations

3. Implement an alert system to avoid late and missing I-9s

2. Stay on top of reverification deadlines

1. Adopt an electronic I-9 Management solution to streamline the entire process

Our suite of award-winning I-9 solutions uses technology and compliance expertise in a simple, easy to use platform that could help keep your organization on track. Make a resolution to ring in the New Year with confidence in your I-9 compliance.

About Brian Elfrink

Brian Elfrink leads the strategic direction and development for I-9 Management, E-Verify, and Remote I-9 solutions. He is responsible for new product initiatives, legislative analysis, and product management for all areas of Form I-9. In addition, Brian is responsible for analyzing and tracking market and client needs for new requirements related to identity and employment authorization and immigration reform.

During his 10 year tenure with Equifax, Brian has held strategic roles within Finance, Accounting, and Sales Operations. Brian received his Bachelor of Science in Business (Accounting) degree from Fontbonne University, his Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree from Lindenwood University, and is a certified Six Sigma – LEAN Green Belt.