What do I do if I find out that an employee is using an invalid SSN?

Asked on September 29, 2014 under Immigration Law, California

Answers:

M.T.G., Member, New York Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 6 years ago | Contributor

You should consult an employment attorney about the individual facts of the case.  If the number is truly invalid you have an obligation to report it to the Social Security Administration.  Make sure, however, that it is actually invalid.  Double check the numbers with the employee, etc.  An employee can not work with out a valid SS#.  You know that.  Good luck.


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