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Legislative Update for the Week of May 30, 2011

Leg Roundup Image 132 by 140.jpgMandatory E-Verify Law Reintroduced in the House
The Secure America through Verification and Enforcement (SAVE) Act would create a four-year phase-in period during which all employers would eventually be required to use E-Verify to check the employment eligibility of their potential and current hires. Read the full post here. (June 3)

DOL's Office of Inspector General Issues Semiannual Report to Congress
The Department of Labor's Office of Inspector General issued its Semiannual Report to Congress, outlining significant accomplishments made during the six-month period ending March 31, 2011, and making a number of legislative recommendations. Read the full post here. (June 2)

EEOC Proposes to Extend Recordkeeping Requirements to GINA-Covered Entities
The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission issued a proposal to extend its recordkeeping requirements under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act and the Americans with Disabilities Act to employers covered by the employment discrimination provisions (Title II) of the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act. Read the full post here. (June 2)

EBSA Proposes to Extend Applicability Dates for Fee Disclosure Rules
The Employee Benefits Security Administration proposes to extend the applicability date of two ERISA fee disclosure rules in order to ensure that plan sponsors have enough time to comply with the rules' requirements. Read the full post here. (May 31)

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