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Employee Rights

Tentative Nonconfirmations (Mismatches) | Article

E-Verify works by comparing the information employees provide for Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification, against records available to DHS and SSA. 

E-Verify Case

Generally, if the information matches, the employee’s case receives an Employment Authorized result in E-Verify. If the information does not match, the case will receive a Tentative Nonconfirmation (Mismatch) result and the employer must give the employee an opportunity to take action to resolve the mismatch.

Sample Dual Department of Homeland Security and Social Security Administration Further Action Notice (PDF, 301.14 KB) | Resource

Sample Further Action Notice of Mismatch with Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Records and Social Security Administration (SSA) Records.

Sample Social Security Administration Further Action Notice (PDF, 306.24 KB) | Resource

Sample Further Action Notice of Mismatch with Social Security Administration (SSA) Records.

Sample Department of Homeland Security Further Action Notice (PDF, 180.01 KB) | Resource

Sample Further Action Notice of Mismatch with Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Records.

Employee Rights and Responsibilities | Article

It is important that you know your rights and responsibilities when you are hired by an E-Verify employer. E-Verify employers must follow E-Verify rules and responsibilities and protect the privacy of their employees. If you believe an employer is not following the E-Verify rules listed in the Employee Rights overview below or has discriminated against you, we encourage you to report it.

Employee Resources | Article

Did you know that when you start a new job in the U.S., you must complete Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification, to prove your identity and employment eligibility? Did you also know that millions of employers use E-Verify to electronically confirm that their new employees are authorized to work? Learn more about your rights and responsibilities in the employment eligibility verification process from the videos and interactive materials on this page.

E-Verify Overview | Article

E-Verify is an internet-based system that compares information from your Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification, to records available to the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and Social Security Administration (SSA) to confirm that you are authorized to work in the United States. Participation in E-Verify is required of some employers by contracts or local laws, but many employers choose to participate on their own.

Employee Email Notifications | Article

When you complete Section 1 of Form I-9 with your employer after you are hired, you have the option to provide your email address. If you provide your email address, E-Verify will only use it to send an email notification if additional action is required for your E-Verify case.

Employee Rights and EEOC Contact Information | News Item

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission is available to answer your questions about employment discrimination, including discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), national origin, age (40 or older), disability, or genetic information. To learn more, employers and employees may call 800-669-4000, (TTY:844-234-5122) or visit www.eeoc.gov.

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