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DOL Audits of Public Access Files: Compliance Tips and Trends

December 3, 2020
Web Seminar

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Presented 12/03/2020
2:00 PM (ET)
CLE Eligible Yes
Length 90 min.
Format Web Seminar
SKU WS2020-12-03

As the current administration continues with stricter immigration regulations and ways to protect U.S. workers, DOL audits of the Public Access File (PAF) will likely be on the rise. Our panel of experts will discuss how to guide your clients to prepare for a potential audit, what to expect during an audit, and numerous other compliance tips and strategies.

Featured Topics

  • What Documents Must Be Maintained in the PAF?
  • Electronic Versus Paper Files: What Does Your Client Need to Know?
  • The Anatomy of a DOL Audit: What to Expect and How to Prepare
  • Audit Trends and Tips for Success
  • Impact of COVID-19 on PAFs: Working From Home, Commuters, Change in Location, etc.
    • What Constitutes a Material Change for Purposes of the PAF?

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David Grunblatt, New York, NY

David Grunblatt, partner at Proskauer Rose LLP, heading its Immigration Practice Group is an authority on employer immigration compliance and employment-based immigration benefits. He served as Chair of the NY Chapter of AILA and its VSC Liaison Committee. Former Chair of the NYSBA Committee on Immigration and Nationality Law and that of the NY County Lawyers Association. He lectures and writes extensively.

Kari Konikowski Blackman, Houston, Texas

Kari Konikowski Blackman is a Senior Attorney with Berry Appleman & Leiden. Recognized in U.S. Best Lawyers and Texas Super Lawyers - Texas Rising Stars, she works primarily in employment-based immigration, including I-9 and E-Verify compliance. Mrs. Blackman received her undergraduate degree from the University of Texas at Austin and her law degree from the University of Houston Law Center.

Brian Scott Green, Littleton, CO

Brian Scott Green is a solo practitioner in Denver, CO, who focuses on employer compliance and U.S. District Court challenges to immigration case denials and delays. Brian is a longtime member of AILA and has practiced litigation and trial work since 2001, and immigration law full-time since 2007. Brian has defended more than 30 DOL Wage & Hour investigations, as well as investigations by ICE, HSI, FDNS, and the State Department’s Bureau of Diplomatic Security.

Eileen Scofield, Atlanta, GA

The speaker's/author's views do not necessarily represent the views of AILA, nor do they constitute legal advice or representation. Practice tips provided are based on the speaker's/author's experiences and the current state of the law. Please be sure to conduct legal research and analysis for your unique situation as the law changes quickly and experiences may differ from your own.

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The DOL Audits of Public Access Files: Compliance Tips and Trends web seminar takes place Thursday, December 3, 2020, at the times noted below:

  • 2:00 pm–3:30 pm eastern time
  • 1:00 pm–2:30 pm central time
  • 12:00 pm–1:30 pm mountain time
  • 11:00 am–12:30 pm pacific time

The registration deadline for this seminar is 11:59 pm ET on December 2, 2020.

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