There is still confusion on what employment/hire date means relative to Form I-9. Guidance should be provided to clarify that an employee is considered hired when an offer of employment is made and accepted and the Form I-9 is completed. The employee's start date is not a factor since there is a difference between a hire and the employee's first day of work for pay. A hire has occurred when Form I-9 is completed regardless ...more »
Modify the guidance in the E-Verify manuals to indicate that an employee does not need to have applied for a social security card to complete Form I-9. There are situations where SSA requires a waiting period before the employee may apply for a social security card.