Compliance in Education: Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces

Compliance in Education

Compliance is a hot topic to most, if not all, higher ed institutions.  Whether the discussion is centered around presenting new hires with the appropriate forms, like Section 503 or VEVRAA, complying with the latest Executive Orders for minimum wage, LGBT or Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces, or ensuring that all Form I-9s are complete [Read More...]

ACA and IRS Reporting Demystified

Think you still have plenty of time to prepare for the ACA? 

Think again.

Webinar:  Tuesday | September 30 | 2:30 PM EDT Many employers believe they do not have to worry about ACA and IRS reporting until 2016, but the reality is that they must begin preparing in 2015 to file in 2016. And because the fines you (and your employees) may face in 2016 will be determined [Read More...]

Protecting Data Privacy

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Theft of consumer financial and identity information is rising, and the subsequent use of those stolen identities to attempt breaches of other sites compounds the problem. So far this year there have been more than 100 data breaches caused by hacking or similar reasons according to the Privacy Rights Clearinghouse, with more than 200 breaches from all reasons. [Read More...]

503 Regulation: Impact on Educational Institutions

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The final 503 regulation took effect on March 24, 2014.  It requires all Federal contractors and subcontractors to invite all applicants to voluntarily self-identify as an individual with a disability after the hire offer is extended but before work is started.  Many, if not most, colleges and universities have millions, if not billions of dollars [Read More...]

Infographic: ACA Compliance and the Hourly Workforce

ACA Compliance Warning

Equifax Workforce Solutions just released new data about the potential impact of the Affordable Care Act’s Employer Mandates on hourly workers across an array of industries including finance, retail, restaurant, education, healthcare and staffing. With the majority of the employer mandate taking effect on January 1, 2015, it’s critical that organizations make ACA compliance a fundamental part [Read More...]

Obama Moves to Expand Student Loan Payment Relief

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According to an article, “Obama moves to expand student loan payment relief” on FoxNews.com, President Obama has signed an executive order that will expand a program that lets borrowers pay no more than 10 percent of their income towards student loans. Obama says the program expansion could help an additional five million borrowers lower their [Read More...]

Reduce Unemployment Costs with Reasonable Assurance

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The most significant opportunity for Educational Institutions to reduce unemployment costs involves the proper management of “reasonable assurance.”   In an industry characterized by consistent breaks in employment, such as summer and winter recesses, reasonable assurance provides a bone fide offer of employment to qualifying staff for the following academic term. Employees of an educational institution, [Read More...]

Protecting Against Willful Compromise

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A lock is easily opened when the owner gives the key to somebody else. This is true for gaining access to online accounts with passwords as well as second factor authentication tokens and smart cards. A person can willfully share their credentials for a number of reasons. A husband may share password and token with [Read More...]

Exploring Emerging Workforce Issues and Solutions at CUPA-HR Western

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CUPA-HR Western is dedicated to advancing HR for higher education institutions.  Come join Equifax Workforce Solutions, booth # 105 to learn more about the growing compliance challenges and the impact they have on managing your workforce. Leverage our expertise and technologies to help you manage… ACA Compliance -  measuring and tracking eligibility, deciding to ‘pay [Read More...]

Join us at CUPA Southern to learn how to evolve with changing workforce compliance needs

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Higher Education institutions with various types of employees, multiple campuses, and a rapidly changing regulatory environment are faced with a growing compliance challenge when managing their workforce. Please join us at CUPA Southern, booth #201 to learn how to leverage expertise and technologies to help simplify and better manage the following: ACA compliance -   measuring and tracking eligibility, deciding [Read More...]