Tag: Michelle B. Ferguson


Nov

09

2017

USCIS Issues Notice Regarding Scam Emails

United States Citizenship and Immigration Services, “USCIS” has issued a notice regarding scam emails requesting I-9 information: USCIS has learned that employers have received scam emails requesting Form I-9 information that appear to come from...

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Oct

18

2017

Employment Mistakes That Will Cost Your Business Money

Come listen to Ireland Stapleton’s employment law attorney, Michelle Ferguson, reveal the top 10 mistakes that startup businesses make that can lead to costly consequences for your business. Have lunch on us and walk away...

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Jul

31

2017

New I-9 Forms Issued

The U.S. Citizens and Immigration Services (USCIS) has issued a revised Form I-9 (Employment Eligibility Verification). The new form has a revision date of 07/17/17 N on it. The new form can be found on...

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Dec

07

2016
Minimum Wage Increase Effective January 1st

Minimum Wage Increase Effective January 1st

This past November voters passed Amendment 70 to increase to Colorado’s minimum wage. Effective January 1, 2017, employers must pay the new minimum wage of $9.30 per hour to any of its employees who are...

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Nov

02

2016
No More Affirmation of Legal Work Status

No More Affirmation of Legal Work Status

Effective August 10, 2016, employers are no longer required to complete an Affirmation of Legal Work Status form for new employees hired after August 10, 2016. The new state law, HB 16-1114 eliminates state employment...

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Nov

02

2016
New I-9 Form on the Horizon

New I-9 Form on the Horizon

A new version of the Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification, has been approved by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services. The new form, which should be revised by November 22, 2016, will have an expiration...

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Nov

02

2016
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Reasonable Accommodations for Pregnant Employees

Passed by the Colorado legislature, HB 16-1438 “Concerning the Provision of Reasonable Accommodations By An Employer for Persons Who Have a Condition Related to Pregnancy” (“Pregnancy Accommodation Act”), went into effect on August 10, 2016....

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Oct

27

2016
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Employee Access to Personnel Files

Effective January 1, 2017, HB 16-1432 provides that employees in the private sector will have a right to inspect their personnel files. Specifically, the new law provides that after January 1, 2017, employers must allow...

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