On October 10, 2007, the U.S. District Court for the Northern
District of California issued a preliminary injunction in
AFL-CIO, et al. v. Chertoff, et al. (N.D. Cal. Case No. 07-CV-4472 CRB).
injunction enjoins and restrains the Department of Homeland
Security and the Social
Security Administration from implementing the Final Rule
entitled "Safe-Harbor Procedures for Employers Who Receive a "No-Match"
Description of SSA "No-Match" Letter
Every year the SSA informs thousands
of employers via a letter entitled "Employer Correction Request,"
commonly known as "No-Match" letters, that the Social Security
numbers employers provided on W-2 Forms for certain employees do not
match SSA's records. An
employer should take reasonable steps to resolve the mismatch,
and apply these reasonable
steps uniformly to all employees referenced in the enclosed SSA letter.
of SSA's "No-Match" Letters Process
SSNVS Information and Instructions
Additional Verification Options