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Can We Hire Someone on a J-2 Visa?

Posted by Strategic Human Resources, Inc. on Dec 7, 2018 11:41:23 AM

Question:
What is a J-2 Visa holder? And, can we hire a J-2 Visa holder for a position that is located in the United States?

Answer:
A J-2 Visa holder is a spouse or dependent of a J-1 Visa holder.  A J-1 Visa is a non-immigrant visa issued by the United States to research scholars, professors, and exchange visitors participating in programs that promote cultural exchange, especially to obtain medical or business training within the U.S.

A candidate that is a J-2 Visa holder is eligible to work in the United States if they have an Employment Authorization Document (EAD) from the Department of Homeland Security or Immigration.

When you onboard the J-2 Visa holder as an employee of your company, you would use the information on the Employment Authorization Document as a “List C” documentation on the I-9 form.  An Employment Authorization Document does have an expiration date. Be sure you take note of is the expiration date. You will need to get an updated Employment Authorization Document from the employee if the individual continues employment after the expiration date.

When employing an individual that is a non-US citizen, it is always best to make your attorney aware and consider consulting an immigration attorney to ensure you are in compliance.

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Topics: EAD, Department of Homeland Security or Immigration, J-2 Visa

Holding Final Pay for Company Property

Posted by Strategic Human Resources, Inc. on Oct 4, 2018 4:30:12 PM

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Topics: Company Property, FLSA, Labor Act

What Are Some Tips To Prevent Candidates From Ghosting?

Posted by Strategic Human Resources, Inc. on Sep 6, 2018 3:47:41 PM

 

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Topics: Human Resources, Human Resources Insights, Blogs, candidates

Understanding Equal Pay & the Impact You Can Have

Posted by Strategic Human Resources, Inc. on Aug 10, 2018 9:42:53 AM
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Topics: Equal Pay, Pay Gap, Salary

Managing Workers' Compensation and Claims

Posted by Strategic Human Resources, Inc. on Jul 9, 2018 12:12:42 PM


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Topics: Compensation, Claims, Policies

Online vs. Live, In-Person Training

Posted by Strategic Human Resources, Inc. on Jun 14, 2018 10:37:40 AM

 

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Topics: Training, HR, Online

What Should Be Considered When Measuring Recruitment Performance?

Posted by Strategic Human Resources, Inc. on Apr 11, 2018 3:11:25 PM

 

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Topics: Recruitment, Performance

When Does An Employee's I-9 Form Need Updating?

Posted by Strategic Human Resources, Inc. on Jul 6, 2017 11:22:08 AM

Question:

I have an employee who was recently married and changed her name.  Does she need to complete a new I-9 form with her new name?

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Topics: Human Resources Insights, I-9

Ramifications to Consider as a Result of a Reduction in Force

Posted by Strategic Human Resources, Inc. on May 3, 2017 4:42:03 PM

Question:

As a result of a Reduction in Force (RIF), we have had to reassign certain tasks to other remaining employees.  What are some ramifications I need to be aware of as a result of doing so?  (i.e. review job descriptions, exempt/non-exempt status, etc.)

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Topics: Employees, Human Resources

Working Together Effectively After A Harassment Investigation

Posted by Strategic Human Resources, Inc. on Mar 10, 2017 7:37:00 AM

Question:

I have an employee that filed a complaint against their supervisor for alleged harassment.  An investigation has been completed and it was determined that there was no harassment and the issue was resolved.  I am very concerned about the employee and their supervisor being able to work effectively together in the future.  What can I do to help them move forward after this situation?

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Topics: Workforce, Human Resources, Human Resources Insights

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