New I-9 Includes Remote Verification and 2024 Open Enrollment – The Power of Early Preparation

New I-9 Includes Remote Verification and 2024 Open Enrollment - The Power of Early PreparationNew Form I-9 Includes Remote Verification Procedure for E-Verify Users

Recently, the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) published a new version of its Employment Eligibility Verification form, also known as Form I-9. Employers are required to use the new form exclusively beginning on Nov. 1, 2023. The Form I-9 instructions also clarify procedures for employers who are eligible to utilize remote examination as an alternative to the physical examination of employees’ documentation. Employers enrolled and participating in E-Verify may choose to examine documents remotely.

USCIS has published a complete list of Form I-9 updates. Contact us today for more Form I-9 resources.

2024 Open Enrollment: The Power of Early Preparation

With the 2024 open enrollment season around the corner, employers have an opportunity to develop attractive benefits offerings and proactively communicate with employees to win them over. Here are some ways to prepare early for open enrollment.

  • Tailoring Benefits Offerings – Adding or tweaking a few benefits options could be the difference between retaining or losing top performers. Also, obtaining employee feedback ahead of open enrollment shows a meaningful interest in their concerns.
  • Determining Key Messaging – After solidifying benefits options, employers need to plan their messaging and communication strategies. For 2024, key messaging might focus on new or updated benefits offerings and the fact that that these offerings serve as incentives for employees to stay in their current positions.
  • Communicating Benefits – Surveys show that employees want more help understanding their options.

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