Equifax Workforce Insights

Automate State-Required Notifications to Streamline Onboarding

As the number of state employment laws and notification forms employers must distribute to new employees continues to grow, employers are challenged with the changing requirements and overwhelming number of forms they must manage.  With the trends of state required wage, sick leave, pregnancy accommodation and other new hire notifications on the rise employers are [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…]

A Dispersed Workforce Brings Remote I-9 Challenges – Here Are Some Best Practices

A Growing Dispersed Workforce Brings Expanding Risk More and more companies are developing a dispersed workforce, creating additional onboarding risks as it relates to Form I-9. Requirements state that all employees be in front of a Section 2 completer, because the employer must physically inspect the documents and complete the attestation under penalty of perjury within three business [Read More…]

Equifax Reaches I-9 Milestone – 21 Million Forms I-9 Processed

We tip our hats to our loyal clients who have helped Equifax Workforce Solutions achieve the remarkable milestone of 21 million processed Forms I-9.  The Equifax I-9 Management solution was designed to help employers overcome common challenges, such as missing or incomplete forms due to onerous paper-based processes, by automating Form I-9 completion and enabling electronic [Read More…]

Form I-9 Compliance – A Growing Concern in Healthcare

Immigration has been a key political topic for a number of years.  If the early presidential rhetoric is indicative of what’s in store for 2016, it’s not likely to go away anytime soon.  U.S. Immigration Customs Enforcement (ICE) has been the tip of the immigration enforcement spear for just as many years with raids, E-Verify, [Read More…]

Short-Term E-Verify Reauthorization Passes with Stop-Gap Bill

Hours before the government was due to shut down, President Obama signed into law a stopgap measure which will fund the federal government through Dec. 11, 2015. As reported in our previous post, E-Verify Reauthorization Deadline Looms, the possibility of a government shutdown would have affected, among other programs, the E-Verify® program administered by U.S. Citizenship [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…]

Bulletin: Employment Verifications – Mortgage Change Good News for Employers

In case you missed the announcement earlier this summer, Fannie Mae, one of the major Federal Agencies that buys mortgages on the secondary market, has made several data fields on the Request for Verification of Employment (Form 1005) optional. In the mortgage origination and underwriting process, the Form 1005 or 1005(S) may be used to [Read More…]

I-9 Update: What is Happening with Temporary Protect Status and myE-Verify?

Temporary Protected Status (TPS) designations remain a fairly frequent activity within U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS).  In early September 2015, Yemen was designated for 18 months of TPS due to the ongoing armed conflict within the country.  The TPS designation for Yemen is effective September 3, 2015 through March 3, 2017 with the 180-day [Read More…]