• "Newly Hired" Employee Defined: What This Means for Employers
  • January 26, 2012 | Authors: Thomas A. Dixon; Melissa A. Gerber
  • Law Firms: Eastman & Smith Ltd. - Findlay Office ; Eastman & Smith Ltd. - Toledo Office
  • In April 2012, amendments to the new hire reporting requirements take effect. Since the passage of the Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act of 1996 (PRWORA), employers have been obligated to report new hire information to a state directory of new hires. These directories help increase non-custodial parent compliance with child support obligations and help identify individuals who fraudulently collect unemployment compensation, workers’ compensation and other benefits after returning to work.