E-Verify Now With Possible Second Shutdown Looming

By: Chris M. Mason Attorney, Jennings, Strouss & Salmon, P.L.C. With another possible government shutdown looming, Arizona employers are understandably concerned with hiring new employees and handling E-verify requirements.  Employers should quickly E-verify while they can.  While both major political parties appear hopeful that they may have achieved an acceptable…

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New Form I-9 Now Effective

Labor and Employment Group Jennings, Strouss & Salmon, P.L.C. Effective as of September 18, 2017, employers must now use the new version of the I-9 Employment Eligibility Verification form issued by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) on July 17, 2017. The revised version of the Form I-9 includes…

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ADA Plaintiff’s Fernando Gastelum and Theresa Brooke Sue Hotels Over Online Reservation Policies

By: Lindsay Leavitt Attorney, Jennings, Strouss & Salmon, P.L.C. The Arizona hospitality industry needs to brace itself for another tidal wave of ADA litigation. ADA plaintiffs Fernando Gastelum and Theresa Brooke have recently filed nearly a dozen lawsuits alleging that the hotels’ online reservations policies violate the ADA. Mr. Gastelum…

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