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Small California Packaging Company Audited by ICE Ordered to Pay Higher Fines than Normal Due to Actions of Untrained Personnel.

Small California Packaging Company audited by ICE ordered to pay higher fines than normal due to actions of untrained personnel.

https://www.justice.gov/eoir/pages/attachments/2015/03/02/1245.pdf

Liberty Packaging Inc., a small California based manufacturing and packaging company was issued fines of over $1000 per I-9.Standard fines for I-9 errors start at $110 per I-9.In this case the fines were significantly increased because the HR Manager tried to correct errors by completing new I-9s.ICE interpreted these attempts to make corrections as evidence of employer bad faith, and used that evidence to enhance the fines and penalties sought.

 
California Packing Company Assessed Over $168,000 of Fines for I-9 VIolations

After three years of litigation, California based farming and packing company succeeds in significantly reducing their overall penalty only because ICE makes a procedural mistake during the I-9 penalties review hearing. The company still ends up paying $480 per I-9, plus attorney fees for the cost of defending the 3 year long case.

In 2012, ICE fined California-based Foothill Packaging Inc. $168,455 for I-9 related violations. There were a total of 382 Forms I-9 in dispute. Of the 382 alleged violations, 44 were paper violations, 1 was a knowingly hiring an unauthorized worker violation, and 337 were a failure to record document information in section 2 violations. The fines issued were set at $440 per I-9, a base rate for violations occurring in 2012. Newer cases show that ICE is currently setting fines at over $1,000 per I-9.

 
Two Houston Waste Disposal Company Managers Face Serious Jail Time and Fines After Being Convicted of Conspiracy to Harbor Undocumented Workers

Size and industry type do not necessarily insulate employers from ICE Worksite Enforcement. On April 8, 2016, a federal jury convicted two waste disposal company managers in Houston, Texas, for employing undocumented workers. Each manager faces a mandatory 24-month prison sentence and could spend more than 10 years behind bars in addition to a possible fine amount of more than $250,000.

   
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