Every month, USCIS provides E-Verify webinars for new staff, new employer partners, Human Resource professionals, and others seeking information regarding what E-Verify is and how it works. As refugee employment staff, it is crucial to understand the work authorization process and how to educate employers on how to use and access E-Verify correctly. There are webinars on every step, including I-9 documents, E-Verify overview, employee rights, and more. Check out their September schedule here. For more information on E-Verify, click here.
Join Workforce GPS for the Protecting Farmworkers from Sexual Harassment and Human Trafficking: State Level Activities webinar on Thursday January 25, 2018 from 2:00 – 3:30 EST.
The webinar will feature Jorge Acero, State Monitor Advocate Maine Department of Labor. The webinar will focus on migrant and seasonal farmworkers’ experiences related to sexual harassment and human trafficking. Jorge’s focus during the webinar, is to share:
- The prevalence of sexual harassment and human trafficking within the farmworker community in the state;
- WIOA regulation on sexual harassment and human trafficking training;
- How to leverage resources and support from state administration and partners (including coalition groups at the state level and non-profit organizations);
- How to develop a sexual harassment and human trafficking training plan that outlines audience, needs, objectives, strategy, and key training contents.
To register for this webinar, you must first create a free account with Workforce GPS, click here to create an account.
Registration for this webinar is limited and is a first-come, first-serve basis, to register for this webinar, click here.
There are two webinars this week that you or your clients may be interested in. The first webinar is on Wednesday evening, and will share important information designed to help refugees, asylees and SIV recipients understand their rights in the U.S. The second webinar is on Thursday afternoon, and will share essential strategies that skilled immigrants with foreign credentials can use to advance in their careers.
Here is the information for each webinar:
What Does it Mean to be a Refugee in the U.S.? Refugee Legal Rights Discussion Post-Election
Wednesday, January 18, 2017, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM EST
Upwardly Global, in collaboration with the International Refugee Assistance Project, is organizing a virtual webinar to educate the refugee, asylee and SIV populations as well as interested community members about refugee rights and their eligibility as U.S. residents. Please join us in the discussion about what it means to be a refugee, asylee and/or SIV; how to protect oneself from discrimination and how to create more welcoming communities for refugees. To register, click here.
10 Essential Tips for Career Success
Thursday, January 19th, 2017, 2:00 p.m. EST
Over the past year, WES Global Talent Bridge in the US and Canada have shared resources and methods on helping skilled immigrants succeed in their journey to continue their careers using credentials from abroad. As we begin the new year, we will revisit webinars and events hosted in 2016 and share key messages as well as resources that skilled immigrants need to consider as they work to integrate professionally in their new country. To register, click here.