USCIS Form I-9
Employment & Labor Law Evelyn J. Pabon Figueroa Immigration Law

New Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification

Federal law requires that when an employer verify the identity of any person that is hired. In order to do this, the employer has to complete Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification. A new version of this form was published on November 14, 2016, and by January 22, 2017, employers must use this new version only. […]

Overtime worker
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Will changes in overtime rules affect your business?

Early next year, overtime payment regulations for exempt employees will be updated by the US Department of Labor (DOL). Exempt employees are those that are not eligible for overtime pay if they work more than the standard 40 hour work week. Initially, this designation was aimed at high earning workers who took home much more […]

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Employee’s apparent authority binds employer

The question of apparent authority stayed on the mind of a South Florida business owner when he was found liable for a faulty contract entered in by a rogue employee. Peggy and William Post sought relief from the Florida heat and decided to install two new AC units on their properties. Acting on a recommendation from […]