UI Integrity in Alabama – Benefit Payment Audits

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As part of UI Integrity legislation and the requirement to curb unnecessary overpayments, Alabama has announced its plan to actively enforce compliance of completing Benefit Payment Audits by employers.  Per the state, these forms must be completed as instructed which can be accomplished in one of two ways.  The preferred method is electronically via the [Read More…]

The Affordable Care Act: Preparing for 2015

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January 1, 2015 is an important date for the Affordable Care Act. This is not only when large employers must begin providing healthcare coverage to eligible employees, but it’s also when organizations must start tracking all the necessary data to fulfill section 6055 and 6056 reporting requirements. While many employers believe they do not have [Read More…]

Usage Data Underscores the Value of Automated Employment and Income Verifications

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As we approach the HR Technology Conference, Equifax Workforce Solutions is proud to release The Work Number® – Verifications Infographic that highlights the true value of the automated employment and income verification service to employers, employees, and verifiers. Your employees encounter life events and financial choices that require verification of employment and income.  The Work Number enables an [Read More…]

Join #TeamCompliance at HR Tech

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From the employer mandates associated with the Affordable Care Act to I-9 management, compliance is on the minds of HR, payroll and tax pros. That’s why at this year’s HR Technology Conference happening October 7-10th at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas, Equifax Workforce Solutions is inviting attendees to join #TeamCompliance and play [Read More…]

Unemployment Flash Report – August 2014

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The August 1, 2014 edition of the “Equifax Unemployment Flash Report” – a biweekly newsletter providing regular updates on Unemployment insurance related matters is ready for download. Get the latest insights on key UI topics including: State FUTA Credit Reductions New Developments for specific states 2015 Wage Base and UI Minimum and Maximum rates We hope you find [Read More…]

Reduce Unemployment Costs with Reasonable Assurance

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The most significant opportunity for Educational Institutions to reduce unemployment costs involves the proper management of “reasonable assurance.”   In an industry characterized by consistent breaks in employment, such as summer and winter recesses, reasonable assurance provides a bone fide offer of employment to qualifying staff for the following academic term. Employees of an educational institution, [Read More…]

Equifax Workforce Solutions to Host Webinar on Form I-9 and E-Verify Compliance Issues

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Join Equifax Workforce Solutions for a free webinar focused on Form I-9 and E-Verify compliance issues. Topic:  Form I-9 and E-Verify Legal and Compliance Issues and Trends Date: Thursday, May 29, 2014 Time: 2:00 PM ET, 1:00 PM CT, 12:00 PM MT, 11:00 AM PT Leading the discussion will be Montserrat Miller, Partner with Arnall [Read More…]

Strategic Workforce Compliance Management Practices

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Christa Degnan Manning, Senior Vice President of HfS Research recently wrote about the ‘research epiphany’ she had while attending the Equifax Workforce Solutions FORUM 2014. Christa, who leads global workforce and talent strategies and solution provider research for HfS, is now convinced that in addition to outsourcing payroll and benefits administration organizations should also be [Read More…]

Navigating the HR Compliance Storm – 4 Pronged Action Plan

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At Equifax Workforce Solutions FORUM 2014, compliance was front-and-center with presenters addressing packed houses on topics covering government compliance issues, unemployment insurance management integrity, and reducing employer liability. One presentation that stood out to Trish McFarlane, VP Human Resources Practices, Principal Analyst at BrandonHall Group was:   “Navigating the Compliance Storm,” co-presented by Julia Bailey, Sr. Director [Read More…]

Employers: Do you REALLY have all your bases covered for the ACA? Here are the top 10 things you must consider before it’s too late.

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By now, you should have your processes and systems in place to manage the Affordable Care Act (ACA). However, this doesn’t mean that you have all your bases covered. There are many things that your organization may not be considering… and even the slightest oversight can translate into significant fines and risks. To ensure compliance [Read More…]