The General Assembly again considered a number of bills to require the use of the E-Verify program before hiring any workers. The Affiliate testified before the House Labor and Senate Judiciary committees that E-Verify continues to be an error-prone system which is misused by employers to engage in workplace discrimination on the basis of national origin. While the House passed similar legislation two years ago, it failed to move out of any committee in 2011 and again this year.
E-Verify (H 7315, H 7927, S 2216)
H 7315, H 7927, S 2216