Compliance Focus

Proposed Changes to Payday and Short-Term Lending Could Lead to More Verification Requests

Situation You may have seen the CFPB’s proposed rule announced in June that would require payday lenders, and companies that make vehicle title and other high-cost installment loans to determine whether borrowers can afford to pay back their loans. The proposed rule is designed to help consumers who rely on these types of easy-access, short [Read More…]

Compliance Challenges have Shifted the HR Technology Landscape

How do you find out what the biggest compliance challenges are facing HR professionals?  By attending the 19th Annual HR Technology Conference and Exposition. Let’s face it, 2016 has been a busy year and HR is chock full of regulatory challenges. By attending the HR Technology Conference and Expo, you will learn some of the biggest compliance [Read More…]

As Regulatory Requirements Evolve, Robust Data and Configurable Services Are Key

Businesses are constantly in need of comprehensive services that provide deeper insights to help mitigate risk and meet regulatory requirements. Organizations must truly know their customers, vendors and employees as they attempt to balance risk with profitability. Thus, there’s a continuous need for improved strategies to help businesses effectively manage Anti-Money Laundering (AML) and Know [Read More…]

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…]

September 2016 Briefly: An Unemployment Case Analysis

Background The claimant quit work due to perceived harassment and adverse working conditions. The claimant was disqualified from benefits upon a finding that he quit without good cause connected with the work.  He appealed, and a hearing was scheduled before an administrative law judge. At the Hearing The Claimant’s Evidence:  The claimant testified that he [Read More…]

Tax Form Management Clients: Exciting Platform Enhancements for the 2016 Tax Year

Over the next 12 months, Tax Form Management (TFM) clients will see some major enhancements to their platform! Starting September 28th, Equifax will start rolling out phase one of its initiative to provide more value to Tax Form Management clients and enhance their overall user experience. Phase I: Self-Service Configuration Manager This year, TFM clients [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…]

Bulletin: TCI – Tennessee Job and Community Resurgence Tax Credits

Situation As a move to fight poverty throughout the state, the Tennessee legislators have expanded the traditional Tennessee Job Tax Credit program by creating the Community Resurgence Job Tax Credit.  This expanded program which was approved in 2015, is available to all Tennessee businesses. Solution The State of Tennessee offers two Job Tax Credits to [Read More…]

A new toolset to support I-9 self-audits

Date: Tuesday, September 13 Time: 1:00 – 1:45 PM ET (12:00 – 12:45 PM CT) Fee:  Free We are excited to announce a new solution to help you identify and remediate potentially serious and costly issues in your I-9s.  Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) has recently stepped up their enforcement actions related to Form I-9 [Read More…]

Hope isn’t a strategy for HR compliance in healthcare

Hope isn’t a strategy for HR healthcare compliance. In an ideal world, keeping up with the ever-evolving regulatory environment would be an easy task. Sadly, this is not the case.  New challenges and HR healthcare compliance requirements continue to crop up on healthcare organizations. And, as a result many employers are left scrambling, buried in [Read More…]