Equifax Workforce Insights

July 2018 Briefly: An Unemployment Case Analysis

Background The claimant was discharged for appearing at work under the influence of alcohol. He was disqualified from benefits upon a finding that he was discharged for misconduct connected with the work. He appealed. A hearing was scheduled before an administrative law judge. At the Hearing The Employer’s Evidence: The claimant’s manager and two witnesses [Read More…]

Equifax Workforce Solutions wins 2018 Canadian HR Reporter Readers’ Choice Award for Pre-Employment Screening Services

We are truly honoured to announce that Equifax Workforce Solutions has been chosen by the readers of  Canadian HR Reporter, a division of Thomson Reuters, as one of the best service providers in Canada supporting Pre-Employment Screening Services with our Verification Exchange solution. More than 65,000 votes were cast this year as part of the [Read More…]

In Search of the Purple Squirrel: Top 3 Reasons to Use Pre-Employment Verifications

In Search of the Purple Squirrel: Top 3 Reasons Why You Need to Use Pre-Employment Verifications Every decision we make is impacted by what we consider to be true – the same holds true for HR and talent leaders in their quest to find the “purple squirrel”, the ideal candidate whose experience and qualifications align [Read More…]

Mock Unemployment Hearing: Verbal Harassment

Unemployment Hearing Coming Up? Get the Tips you Need! Feeling overwhelmed with the burden of trying to prep for an unemployment hearing? Not sure what the best practices are for securing and presenting the right documents? Anxiety bubbling up as you think about how to effectively cross-examine a witness? Then this webinar is for you! [Read More…]

See our latest unemployment session at #HRFL!

Register today for our unemployment tips seminar at HR Florida! Join us at HR Florida Conference and Expo this year!  Our employment tax expert, Matt Kaufer, will be presenting at the show on Wednesday, August 29th at 9:45am.  In Matt’s session, Critical Unemployment Management Tips plus When a Natural Disaster Strikes, he will will be [Read More…]

Employee Onboarding: Your Guide to I-9 Compliance for Off-Site Employees

Employee Onboarding Best Practices:  Getting Off-Site Employees On Board with I-9 Compliance How to Comply with Your Remote Workforce We know that off-site is the new on-site as more and more companies move toward a dispersed workforce. As a result, this can create a unique challenge for Human Resources professionals tasked with managing employee onboarding. [Read More…]

Remote I-9 Webinar: Overcoming Compliance Obstacles to Get it Right Anywhere

Remote hires? Dispersed workforce? Locations without HR? There are unique challenges to managing I-9 compliance that are amplified with the structure of today’s workforce. And with worksite enforcement activities on the rise, you can’t afford to get it wrong. View our on-demand webinar from June 26, 2018 with I-9 experts from Equifax Workforce Solutions. We [Read More…]

ETS Tax Intelligence: Pre-Acquisition SUI Tax Planning

Situation While state unemployment insurance (”SUI”) taxes rarely drive a company’s decision relating to the structure of a merger, acquisition, internal workforce reorganization/restructuring, or divestiture (“M&A”) transaction, pre-acquisition planning can help shape the timing and final organizational structure that can result in significant tax cost savings. Solution An acquiring employer has the responsibility, perhaps obligation, [Read More…]

June 2018 Briefly: An Unemployment Case Analysis

Background The claimant was discharged for threatening violence in the workplace. He was disqualified from benefits upon a finding that he 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’s manager testified that the claimant walked [Read More…]

SHRM18 – Must Attend Sessions

SHRM18 – Chicago, June 17 – 20 The 70th SHRM Annual Conference & Exposition will be held in Chicago June 17-20. While networking with fellow HR professionals, be sure to stop by the Equifax booth, #2845. You face challenges daily and we have insightful solutions to help streamline your workload with solutions like income and [Read More…]