Beyond the financial pinch of stalled contracts and delayed payments, federal IT contractors are beginning to face hiring and regulatory compliance issues as the partial government shutdown wears on.
Shuttered online services at Citizenship and Immigration Services (CIS) and the Commerce Department, for instance, are on TechAmerica’s list of top shutdown-related problems.
E-Verify — the service that allows employers to confirm eligibility to work in the U.S. for new hires via I-9 employment forms — won’t be available until CIS gets its funding restored. E-Verify is the only operation at CIS funded by an appropriation.
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