DHS Chooses Verizon Subsidiary for Work Eligibility Self-Check Service Contract

ContractThe Department of Homeland Security intends to award a contract to a Verizon (NYSE: VZ) subsidiary to support a technology designed to help prospective workers in the U.S. check their employment eligibility.

DHS has selected MCI Communication Services to provide hosted identity and account management services for the federal E-Verify program’s self-check application tool, DHS said Nov. 6 in a FedBizOpps notice.

The contract has a six-month performance period and three one-month options.

The department began to deploy the E-Verify Self-Check system last month to allow individuals to access their biographic information and verify their job authorization status.

MCI Communication Services, which does business as Verizon Business Networks, will also provide 24/7 help desk support through the contract.

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