Webinar: To Dial or Not to Dial: Contact Strategies that Align with TCPA Regulation

The Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) is prompting more litigation, and particularly class-action litigation, than ever before. TCPA lawsuits are frequently settled in the millions of dollars. Therefore, strict compliance with all relevant TCPA rules is critical to any business that contacts consumers through telephone technology. Join AGG, Charter Spectrum and Equifax as we discuss [Read More…]

Revolutionize the Cloud’s Power with BusinessConnect™

It’s official: siloes don’t work. That’s why Equifax designed BusinessConnect™ to align three important revenue functions—Sales, Credit and Collections—all through the Force.com® platform. BusinessConnect breaks down departmental barriers and enables faster, easier collaboration. By maximizing the power of the Cloud, BusinessConnect transforms what could be a mere credit tool into a true end-to-end business enablement [Read More…]

Massachusetts Equal Pay Law Mandates Income Verification Timing

As you may know, a bill was passed in Massachusetts to establish pay equity. Lawmakers believe disclosing of salary histories put women at a disadvantage, and they may be offered lower salaries than men in their first jobs even when education and field are taken into consideration. Salary negotiations are also another area where women [Read More…]

Equifax Acquires Barnett Associates and Verify Job System

Equifax is pleased to announce that Barnett Associates and Verify Job System (VJS) are now Equifax companies!  We warmly welcome our new employees and clients to the Equifax organization and look forward to partnering with them. Equifax, Barnett and VJS are aligned in passion for delivering solutions that elevate how organizations advance their crucial workforce [Read More…]

Webinar Summary: Income and Employment Verifications and FCRA

In our recent webinar, Montserrat Miller, a partner with the Privacy and Consumer Regulatory practice group at Arnall Golden Gregory LLP, explained how the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) applies to verifications of employment and income. The webinar also addressed how employment verification services work generally, and discussed The Work Number® services as an example. [Read More…]

Reemployment Bulletin: The Six Month Question

Despite over five million open jobs, the average job seeker remains unemployed over six months and over one third of unemployment insurance claimants are still exhausting all of their benefits, often at six months, without landing a job. This is costly for employers and job seekers alike.  The average claim against an employer’s unemployment account [Read More…]

Equifax Announces Agreement to Acquire Barnett Associates, Inc.

ATLANTA (July 11, 2016) – Equifax Inc. (NYSE: EFX) (‘Equifax’) announced today it has signed an agreement to acquire unemployment tax and claims management specialists Barnett Associates, Inc. (‘Barnett’), as well as the Verify Job Systems (VJS) verifications business. The transaction is subject to satisfaction of customary conditions with closing anticipated to occur in late [Read More…]

Webinar: Income and Employment Verifications and FCRA

Register for our upcoming webinar, “Income and Employment Verifications, Legal Compliance, and Employer Peace of Mind.” Date: Tuesday, July 19, 2016 Time: 1:00 PM ET, 12:00 PM CT, 11:00 AM MT, 10:00 AM PT Fee: Free Duration: 1 hour Join us to learn how the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) regulates verifications provided by a [Read More…]

Webinar Summary: Brent Gow of Starbucks – Spring Cleaning for Your Unemployment Accounts

In our recent webinar, Brent Gow of Starbucks discussed key action items to consider in coming months to make sure your SUI rates are as low as they could be. Brent is a former APA president, author, and industry veteran. He’s well known for the process steps and teamwork he’s established at Starbucks for unemployment [Read More…]

Webinar: Brent Gow of Starbucks – Spring Cleaning for Your Unemployment Accounts

Webinar: Brent Gow of Starbucks – Spring Cleaning for Your Unemployment Accounts Date: Wednesday – May 4, 2016 Time: 12:00 PM ET (11:00 AM CT) Duration: 1 hour Join us to hear from Brent Gow of Starbucks about key action items to consider in coming months to make sure your SUI rates are as low [Read More…]