Form I-9

Optional E-Mail

I just read through the instructions for the new I-9 and saw that fields for an email address and phone number have been added to section one. According to the instructions, the fields are optional. However, the fact that entering this information is optional is not noted on the actual I-9 form. The fields on the I-9 should read: E-mail Address (optional) Telephone Number (optional). I can see where a lot of people will... more »

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Form I-9

Tell employees/employers importance of Form I-9 email field

Employees need to better understand the benefits to them of including their email address in Section 1 of Form I-9. By entering their email, the employee is assured of being notified by E-Verify in the event of a TNC. This is important because, for a variety of reasons, the employer may not notify the employee. Employers need to know that the email field is an optional field and can only be entered in E-Verify if the... more »

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