Compliance Focus

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…]

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…]

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…]

Employment Tax Webcast: TaxManager – A Comprehensive Tutorial

The 2016 state unemployment tax rate season is in full swing and now is the time to review your unemployment tax rate management program.  Register for our upcoming webcast, TaxManager: A Comprehensive Tutorial to learn how to use the tool to assist in managing your organization’s tax rates.  You’ll have the opportunity to earn free RCH credits [Read More…]

HR Compliance in Healthcare: Dignity Health Case Study

Most healthcare companies have concerns around increasing compliance challenges around reducing operations costs while increasing efficiencies and standardizing HR-centric services.  ACA and other legislation has served to magnify those concerns, forcing an already hyper-sensitive industry to focus efforts around: Reducing employee service costs Increasing HR, payroll, and benefits standardization via standardization and leveraged technologies Targeting key compliance [Read More…]

ETS Tax Intelligence: Joint Account Formation

Situation With the recent increase in M&A activity, along with organic expansion, many employers have experienced significant changes in their organizational and legal entity structures.  Such changes may make it worthwhile to evaluate your structure for state unemployment taxes to determine whether by obtaining a common rating (a/k/a joint account formation) among multiple legal entities [Read More…]