Judge Denies DHS Bid To Accelerate No-Match Suit

Law360, New York (December 4, 2008, 12:00 AM EST) -- The U.S. government has lost its bid to speed up the schedule for a final judgment over its no-match rule in the hopes that the regulation — which would force employers to fire workers whose names didn't match their Social Security numbers — would go into effect before a new president took office.

The ruling Friday by Judge Charles Breyer of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California to set a slower pace throws the future of the proposed rule into doubt, with...
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