ACA Compliance Update-CMS Releases Subsidy Appeal Form and Instructions

Previously, there was a general expectation that the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) would issue ACA notices to employers to address the backlog of advance premium tax credits, or subsidies, awarded to employees dating back to the beginning of 2015. Employers would then have an opportunity to appeal the awarded subsides, potentially averting [Read More…]

ACA Questions and Answers from HR Tech Conference

Equifax sent a group of compliance, technology and benefits experts to the HR Tech Conference in Las Vegas. One area continuing to cause confusion and headaches for HR professionals is understanding and complying with ACA employer mandates. To help HR teams navigate these challenges, Equifax’s own Kristin Lewis, Product Management Director, sat down with partner [Read More…]

Streamlining Hiring, Compliance and Mobility Solutions at HR Technology Conference

Some themes that emerged during the 2015 HR Technology Conference, which just wrapped up its annual meetup, included streamlining the hiring process and catering to a more mobile workforce while remaining in alignment with evolving HR compliance standards. Equifax Workforce Solutions was on hand with our team to showcase our advancements in the industry and [Read More…]

Benefit Management Technology Transformation

On November 9, 2016, Workforce magazine will host its first annual Workforce Focus on Benefits Conference in Boston – and Equifax is thrilled to be a huge part of the inaugural event!  Just as the theme “The Technology Transformation” suggests, Workforce Focus will explore how employee benefit management is being transformed by technology. As employers [Read More…]

Driving Innovation and Compliance to Las Vegas!

There is no better place to learn about the cutting-edge advancements in HR technology than at the 18th Annual HR Technology Conference and Expo. Today organizations are faced with more rigorous governmental regulations than ever before.  So adopting technological solutions to help ensure compliance is an absolute must. In less than two weeks, thousands of [Read More…]

I-9 Anywhere Named a Top HR Product of 2015 by HRE

I-9 Anywhere has been named a Top HR Product of 2015 by Human Resource Executive. I-9 Anywhere is a trans-formative solution that helps employers streamline their I-9 process around their increasingly dispersed workforce by offering flexibility in program design and advanced mobile support, helping to improve compliance through an accurate and secure workflow. The Human Resource Executive ‘Top [Read More…]

The Big Unemployment Insurance Write-Off

The Big Unemployment Insurance Write-off Just another cost of doing business…or a missed opportunity? The national unemployment rate has dropped to 5.1%, yet 39% of UI claimants are still “exhausting” their benefits – often at six months which costs employers over $8,000 per claimant. Some consider these claims a sunk cost, but it doesn’t have [Read More…]

Using Data to Tackle ACA Compliance at CUPA-HR

Universities and colleges face specific obstacles with ACA reporting and compliance. Luckily, you have the chance to see firsthand how one higher education institution has learned to manage these challenges. Join Jennifer Silvestri and Ken Thornton from Temple University and Mike Psenka, Senior Vice President for Workforce Analytics at Equifax Workforce Solutions during CUPA-HR Tuesday [Read More…]

Join Equifax at CUPA-HR – Top 10 Gaffes in I-9 and E-Verify

Form I-9 might look simple, but looks can be deceiving (and mistakes can be costly). For businesses handling large numbers of I-9s, errors and delays can add up to big fines. On Tuesday September 29, 2015 at 2:45pm, you can join a fantastic panel of higher education HR leaders and subject matter experts that includes [Read More…]

Redefining Joint-employer Status: Impact on the Franchisor and Franchisee Relationship

In a long-awaited ruling regarding the case involving waste management firm Brown-Ferris Industries, the National Labor Relations Board on Thursday upheld a controversial shift towards redefining the joint-employer status between franchisor and franchisee.  This potentially impacts a number of different industries, including Restaurant.  Ultimately the decision argued that a franchisor should be considered a joint [Read More…]