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Human Resource Law Hiring Practices

Hiring Practices (Interview Questions, Tests, Background Checks, Drug-Testing, Illegal Workers)

Look at current, HRM-specific information that might be applicable to the employer you have chosen.

Examine how immigration reform impacts workplaces by first looking at Arizona's recent immigration law. Reading: Loyola, Mario. E-verify for Arizona, National Review Online. Retrieved July 23, 2010 from http://article.nationalreview.com/433167/e-verify-for-arizona/mario-loyola.

After reading Loyola's comments and a couple other research articles on immigration reform, discuss the following:

a. Discuss the current immigration law(s) that now affect FEDEX (federal law and state laws, if applicable). What is E-Verify and is it used in any of FEDEX's locations?
b. How does the Arizona state law compare and contrast with the federal government's approach to illegal immigration?
c. What are HRM's responsibilities in FEDEX to ensure that applicants hired are legally authorized to work in the U.S.? What is their role if they discover a new hire is illegally seeking work? Discuss details of HRM's role in the process.
d. What are the current penalties for employers who employ immigrants who are not authorized to work in the U.S.? What are the current penalties for the illegal immigrants?


Solution Summary

The following posting discusses human resource laws for hiring practices. Concepts discussed include immigration law.