Implementation of E-Verify Screening Requirements

The Early Learning Coalition received notice from the Office of Early Learning (click here to view memo) that the 2020 Legislature created Section 448.095, Florida Statutes to address the use of E-Verify by both private and public employers. E-Verify is an Internet-based application that Florida employers are required to use to confirm that a newly hired employee is authorized to work in the United States. Below is a chart summarizing the timing and requirements of the new law, section.

E-verify chart

Please click here for step-by-step information as to where you will need to upload your documents for this new requirement.