A Fortune 100 manufacturing company undertook a massive, nationwide I-9 self-audit to ensure compliance with federal regulations regarding documentation of employees’ identification and U.S. work authorization. Reviewing a random sample of the company’s I-9s, Faegre Baker Daniels provided advice on audit scope, timelines, and remediation strategies for this manufacturing workforce.
Faegre Baker Daniels provided extensive web-based training to the HR professionals handling the audit as well as to onsite managers who participate in hiring and recruiting. During the I-9 audit, Faegre Baker Daniels provided on-call support to company auditors as they encountered complex employee issues and provided the guidance the company needed to feel confident as to the audit and remediation efforts. Guidance from FaegreBD prevented the client from the possibility of discrimination and retaliation claims and civil fines from various government agencies.