New Regulation Clarifies No-Match Riddle

Law360, New York (October 2, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Employers face a quandary when they receive a letter from the Social Security Administration (“SSA”) advising them that the social security number provided by one or more of their employees does not match the information that SSA has on file for the particular number (“no-match letter”).

The no-match letter provides constructive notice that the document – i.e., the social security card - used by the employee to verify employment eligibility on the I-9 form may be fraudulent, meaning that the employer has a duty to further...
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