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Scam alert: USCIS does not request I-9 forms by email

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) recently posted notice advising employers of a scam operation requesting I-9 forms. USCIS, as well as any other investigating government agency, will never request I-9 forms by email. There are reports of recent scam operations that appear to come from a government email address requesting I-9 forms for recently hired employees. Employers should delete any emails requesting emails or uploaded copies of I-9 forms. The full government warning states:

Scam Alert: USCIS Does Not Request Forms I-9 By Email

USCIS has learned that employers have received scam emails requesting Form I-9 information be

UPDATE: Suggested Use of New FMLA Forms

As reported previously, the new Family and Medical Leave Act regulations took effect on January 16, 2009. The new regulations included reference to new required notices to employees and a new required workplace poster. The Department of Labor (“DOL”) included as appendices to the regulations suggested prototype notices, new suggested medical certification forms, and the text for the new poster. (See earlier blog post.)

Not surprisingly, employers are already experiencing some confusion about how to use these new notices. The following is a brief “step-by-step” approach.

New and Revised FMLA Forms from DOL

With the FMLA Final Regulations going into effect on Friday, January 16, 2009, we thought it would be a good idea to provide our readers with a single easy place to locate all of the new and revised forms provided by the Department of Labor.

New and Revised Forms:

WH-380-E Certification of Health Care Provider for Employee’s Serious Health Condition (PDF)

WH-380-F Certification of Health Care Provider for Family Member’s Serious Health Condition (PDF)

WH-381 Notice of Eligibility and Rights & Responsibilities (PDF)

WH-382 Designation Notice (PDF)

WH-384 Certification of Qualifying Exigency For Military Family Leave (PDF)

WH-385 Certification for