Landscape Contractor / Design Build Maintain

MAR 2014

LC/DBM provides landscape contractors with Educational, Imaginative and Practical information about their business, their employees, their machines and their projects.

Issue link: https://landscapecontractor.epubxp.com/i/274585

Contents of this Issue

Navigation

Page 59 of 87

The number of companies who now use E-Verify, the free online service that allows United States employers to confirm their new employees' eligibility to work. The number of times that employers used E-Verify during 2013. Of work-authorized employees are automatically confirmed in- stantly or within 24 hours, requiring no further employee or em- ployer action. The score that users gave E-Verify on the most recent American Customer Satisfaction Index (ACSI) survey conducted by the Uni- versity of Michigan. The average ACSI score for all government agencies. The number of enrollments in the E-Verify program in fiscal year 1996, the year the program was established. The number of enrollments in the E-Verify program in fiscal year 2012. "Participation in E-Verify is largely voluntary, so the fact that half a million companies have signed up demonstrates significant confidence in the program." - Lori Scialabba, Acting Director of USCIS. According to the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services: Employers who use E-Verify often receive a response on an employ- ee's work authorization status within seconds. Knowingly hiring unauthorized aliens or continuing to employ aliens knowing that they are or have become unauthorized to work in the United States can result in fines: First Offense: Not less than $375 and not more than $3,200 for each unauthorized alien. Second offense: Not less than $3,200 and not more than $6,500 for each unauthorized alien. Subsequent Offenses: Not less than $4,300 and not more than $16,000 for each unauthorized alien. 60 LC DBM I n f o r m a t i o n R e q u e s t # 5 4 7 by the Numbers 500,000+ 25,000,000+ 98.8% 86 out of 100 67 out of 100 11,474 111,671 *Above stats provided by U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services. 060-061.indd 60 3/3/14 11:07 AM

Articles in this issue

Links on this page

Archives of this issue

view archives of Landscape Contractor / Design Build Maintain - MAR 2014