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Webinar: Audit Your I-9s, Do It Right – A Primer on I-9 Audit and Remediation

Are You on the Path To I-9 Compliance? Here’s a great opportunity to get some tips on how to conduct an effective internal I-9 audit. Amy Peck, a shareholder with Jackson Lewis, P.C., will speak at an upcoming webinar on the best way to conduct an internal audit. Amy will draw on real-world experience assisting [Read More…]

Bulletin: I-9 Compliance – OCAHO Cases Stress Need for Internal I-9 Audits and Remediation

Recent OCAHO Cases Stress Need for Internal I-9 Audits and Remediation The Office of the Chief Administrative Hearing Officer (OCAHO) has had a busy 2015 as it has rolled through the backlog of appeals carried over from the high number of audits from the past several years.  One thing these decisions have in common is [Read More…]

Disparity in Portfolio Allocation Between Affluent, Mass Affluent Americans Points to Opportunity for Financial Services Firms

Data from the Equifax Observations and Impacts of U.S. Consumer Wealth Trends report paints a compelling and clarifying picture for financial advisors. Despite the draining experience from the Great Recession, Mass Affluent consumers (as the report refers to households with investable assets between $100,000 and $1 million) have slowly been shifting their portfolio allocation from [Read More…]

Unemployment 101: Earn HRCI Credit

Equifax now offers HRCI credits for training courses regarding various unemployment topics.  Register for our upcoming webinar, Unemployment 101, to earn 1 credit hour under the General HR knowledge area.  Participation is limited, so reserve your seat early. Date:  Wednesday, December 2 Time:  3:00 PM ET, 2:00 PM CT, 1:00 PM MT, 12:00 PM PT [Read More…]

More Data, Less Fraud

Fraud is increasing on online and mobile channels as EMV adoption limits point-of-sale fraud. Implementing appropriate verification and authentication protections helps minimize fraud losses and improve customer experience. Listen to this interview with fraud expert Andy Smith to learn about how to: Improve fraud detection by sharing information across businesses Limit true-name and synthetic ID [Read More…]

Reps Blum and Aguilar Support Renewal of Tax Extenders

In a duo of Dear Colleague letters published today, Representatives Rod Blum (R-IA) and Pete Aguilar (D-CA) have implored both their colleagues in the House of Representatives and their leadership to address the expired and expiring tax provisions in the overall tax extender group – including WOTC. In their letters, the congressmen take note that last year’s [Read More…]

Gainful Employment – The new rules and requirements: Are your programs at risk?

Is your university ready for the Department of Education’s new “Gainful Employment” rules? Join us at this webinar to learn more about the nature of the reporting requirements you’ll face. You’ll also be introduced to new tools and analytical platforms that can provide insights into graduate employment and earnings outcomes, allowing for early assessment of [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…]

Bouncing Back from the Great Recession

After a long, hard slog, the U.S. economy is beginning to finally emerge from its economic slumber, and that’s good news for banks looking to sustain current clients and add new ones to the mix as the nationwide financial landscape brightens.  “The Great Recession, which started in December 2007 and officially ended in June 2009, [Read More…]