Business Coalition Files Lawsuit Against Federal Contractor E-Verify Mandate

On December 23, 2008, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce announced that it had filed a lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland challenging the legality of an executive order and related federal procurement law that requires federal contractors to use E-Verify (Chamber of Commerce of the United States of Am. v. Chertoff, D. Md., No. 8:08-cv-03444-AW, filed 12/23/2008). Joining the U.S. Chamber as co-plaintiffs in the lawsuit are the Associated Builders and Contractors, the Society for Human Resources Management, the American Council on International Personnel, and the HR Policy Association.

Stay in the Know!