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Equifax Recognized as a Leader in the Technology Space For the third year running, Equifax has been named one of The World’s Most Innovative Companies by Forbes magazine. At Equifax, innovation doesn’t happen by chance — it happens through intentional design. It is the result of persistent focus, unique strategies, clearly-defined processes, and a first-class [Read More…]

Dot-to-Doc: Connecting the Dots between HR Documentation and Unemployment Liability

You know good documentation helps protect your company from employee litigation. But did you know that the same kind of documentation also helps you better manage your unemployment claims process? At this webinar, Find out from our Unemployment Cost Management experts just how critical documentation is to your win rate, your compliance with UI Integrity [Read More…]

Three Keys to Keeping Your Financial Services Organization Ahead of Changing Customer Behavior

For financial services organizations, competition from nontraditional market players is eating into revenue. According to PricewaterhouseCoopers, financial institutions face losing 24 percent of revenue to these competitors in the next three to five years. As they grapple with a low-growth, low-margin, highly-regulated environment, financial institutions must be able to tap into new sources of revenue [Read More…]

August 2017 Briefly: An Unemployment Case Analysis

Background The claimant was discharged for violating an employer policy. The claimant was disqualified from benefits upon a finding that she was discharged for misconduct connected with the work. The claimant appealed. A hearing was scheduled before an administrative law judge. At the Hearing The Employer’s Evidence: The claimant was discharged for violating an employer [Read More…]

Military Lending Act – Credit Card Compliance

In 2006, Congress passed the Military Lending Act (MLA) to help protect active duty service members and their dependents from predatory lending. In 2015, the Department of Defense (DOD) issued a final rule amending the MLA to cover a wider range of credit products impacting traditional creditors like banks and credit unions. The DoD’s Final [Read More…]

Finding (and Keeping!) Your Best Customers: Three Reasons Why It’s Even Harder Than You Think

Who are your best customers, and how do you keep them engaged? Communications and digital media marketers struggle with this constantly. Consumers are breaking away from traditional media consumption, making marketers’ jobs even harder. According to Deloitte’s Digital Democracy Survey, almost half (49 percent) of U.S. consumers now subscribe to paid streaming video services — [Read More…]

Upcoming Webinar: What You Need to Know Now about Form I-9 and Immigration Enforcement

It is a busy time for employers! USCIS just issued a new Form I-9. There are new clues in the recent Department of Homeland Security Budget-in-Brief and proposed Appropriations bills suggesting nationwide E-Verify is on the horizon, and civil penalties for non-compliance with the Form I-9 requirements are at an all-time high. Are you ready? [Read More…]

Register Now: Q3 U.S. Economic and Credit Trends Outlook Webinar from Equifax

Make more informed decisions with economic and consumer credit insights from Equifax   Insights that Drive Strategic Growth It’s almost time for the Q3 U.S. Economic and Credit Trends Outlook from Equifax. This quarterly webinar series is aimed at helping you make more informed decisions, with economic and consumer credit trends from across the U.S. [Read More…]

Repeal of Affordable Care Act Derailed by Senator McCain

Background After several months on a legislative roller coaster ride, the effort by congressional Republicans to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act (ACA), President Obama’s signature piece of healthcare legislation, has abruptly come to a halt. Early on Friday, July 28, 2017 – following a dramatic return to the Senate after receiving a diagnosis [Read More…]