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 new wording in the instructions and changes to the List of Acceptable Documents.

For additional information or questions regarding the new Form I-9, please contact one of our Labor and Employment attorneys listed below.


Employers have many options for hiring labor and employment legal representation; however, unlike Jennings, Strouss & Salmon, few encompass the reputation, history, experience, and full-service functionality under one roof.

Minimum wage and overtime issues under the Fair Labor Standards Act create unique challenges for employers. We offer creative solutions and swift litigation support. From internal compliance audits to Department of Labor investigations, we guide clients through the maze of regulations to ensure they comply with the ever changing laws, and defend clients facing wage and hour litigation in both individual and collective claims.

Our labor and employment attorneys are also experienced at handling the wide-range of employment issues that challenge businesses, big and small. They regularly assist clients in hearings before numerous administrative agencies, such as the EEOC, OSHA, NLRB, OFCCP, U.S. Department of Labor, Arizona Civil Rights Division, and the Arizona Department of Economic Security. In addition, our labor and employment attorneys are skilled litigators, defending clients in all types of lawsuits brought before state and federal courts (both trial and appellate). They also assist our clients in resolving disputes through negotiation, mediation, arbitration, early neutral case assessment and other alternative dispute resolution techniques.

For assistance with any of your labor and employment needs, please contact one of our experienced labor and employment attorneys:

John J. Egbert – – 602-262-5994
Chris M. Mason – – 602-262-5817
Otto S. Shill – – 602-262-5956
John “Jack” G. Sestak, Jr. – – 602-262-5827
Lindsay G. Leavitt – – 602-262-5825

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