Pennsylvania legislature moves to prevent undocumented workers on public construction projects

Legislation to prevent undocumented workers from being hired by construction companies working on state-funded projects passed the Pennsylvania Legislature.

July 13, 2012 |

Legislation to prevent undocumented workers from being hired by construction companies working on state-funded projects passed the Pennsylvania Legislature.

The state Labor and Industry Department will have to check that all contractors and subcontractors have verified that all their workers and prospective workers were born in the U.S. or are here legally.

They will be required to check workers' Social Security numbers to make sure they aren't stolen, and to use a federal Homeland Security identification system called E-Verify.

Click here to read more. +

Add new comment

Your Information
Your Comment

Filtered HTML

  • Web page addresses and e-mail addresses turn into links automatically.
  • Allowed HTML tags: <a> <em> <strong> <cite> <blockquote> <code> <ul> <ol> <li> <dl> <dt> <dd>
  • Lines and paragraphs break automatically.

Plain text

  • No HTML tags allowed.
  • Web page addresses and e-mail addresses turn into links automatically.
  • Lines and paragraphs break automatically.
Refresh Type the characters you see in this picture. Type the characters you see in the picture; if you can't read them, submit the form and a new image will be generated. Not case sensitive.  Switch to audio verification.
Overlay Init