I 9 updating and reverification
A unit’s I-9 Coordinator is the person responsible for ensuring we at the UW are in compliance with federal law, by making sure the federal employment eligibility Form I-9 is filled out correctly and on-time.
This is usually done as part of a new hire’s onboarding process, or as part of a re-hire process.
It is an essential resource for employers as the primary source of instruction available from the government covering the process of completion and retention of the Form I-9 - a deceivingly complicated form.
Each updated version of the Handbook has made increasing efforts to clarify earlier instructions and advise employers on the many confusing scenarios that arise when verifying the identity and employment authorization of a newly hired employee.
Any stipends set up in Workday require an I-9 to be completed: Section 1 of the I-9 can contain several mistakes, but the most common one is the question in this section where the employee attests to their citizenship status.The report will list the remaining and completed steps (as well as steps not started), and includes an overall completion percentage for all onboarding tasks, including the I-9 completion.We recommend running this report every Tuesday and Thursday to keep an eye on your unit’s recent hires.*You can see more detail about each process by selecting the process link and then reviewing the Process tab on the next screen.
The process details will help you determine what is holding up the process and who should take action.Below are a few of the most important changes in the newest version of the M-274 Handbook for Employers: The previous version of the Handbook instructed employers not to reverify List B identity documents.