PA Senate passes E-Verify plan for contractors

The Pennsylvania Senate approved legislation today that would require contractors and subcontractors to verify legal employment status for all employees working on public building projects. Senate Bill 637, which passed 47-7, makes use of the federal E-Verify system mandatory to confirm that all employees are eligible to work in the U.S.

Employers would be required to submit employment verification statements to the Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry prior to beginning work on any public contract.

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