High Inflation Pushes I-9 Civil Penalties Up by 7.7%

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has announced an increase to the civil penalties that can be assessed against employers for failing to complete their I-9s as required under the law. Penalties have increased from $252-$2,507 to $272-$2,701. The penalties for knowingly hiring, recruiting, referring, or retaining an unauthorized worker will increase to $676-$5,404 for the first offense; $5,404-$13,508 for the second offense; and $8,106-$27,018 for subsequent offenses.

 

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