March 2017 Briefly: An Unemployment Case Analysis

Background The claimant left voluntarily when she believed she had been discharged. She was allowed benefits upon a finding that she was separated for no disqualifying reason.  The employer appealed, and a hearing was scheduled before an administrative law judge. At the Hearing The Employer’s Evidence:  The employer testified that the claimant, a retail shift [Read More…]

Equifax Workforce Solutions Discusses What’s on the Horizon for ACA on HRExaminer Radio

Equifax Workforce Solutions Discusses What’s on the Horizon for ACA on HRExaminer Radio Kristin Lewis, Senior Director of Product Management for Equifax, recently joined John Sumser, Founder and Editor-in-Chief of HRExaminer, to talk about a topic that has many employers scratching their heads: the future of the Affordable Care Act (ACA). During this podcast Lewis [Read More…]

Webinar On Demand: Q1 U.S. Economic and Credit Trends Outlook from Equifax

Available now: Q1 U.S. Economic and Credit Trends Outlook webinar. Equifax is proud to introduce a new quarterly webinar series aimed at helping you make more informed decisions, with economic and consumer credit trends from across the U.S. Listen now as Chief Economist Amy Crews Cutts delivers insights that can help drive strategic growth at [Read More…]

James Taylor, decision management expert, reviews InterConnect®

James Taylor, CEO and Principal Consultant of Decision Management Solutions recently reviewed InterConnect®, the premier  decision management system from Equifax.  Decision Management Solutions, leading experts in decision management consulting, specialize in helping organizations build decision-centric, action-oriented systems and processes using decision management, business rules, and advanced analytic technologies. In his review, Taylor said “Equifax InterConnect [Read More…]

ETS Tax Intelligence: Preparing for a Successful M&A Transaction

Situation When contemplating a merger, acquisition, reorganization, or divestiture (“M&A”) transaction, a structured, cohesive plan can assist employers in achieving desired outcomes.  Such planning must begin with the first phase of the M&A process, Due Diligence, and carry through to Planning/Design, Implementation/Compliance, and Post-Implementation.  Over the next few months, Tax Intelligence will focus on each [Read More…]

February 2017 Briefly: An Unemployment Case Analysis

Background The claimant was discharged for repeated violations of company policy. She was allowed benefits upon a finding that she was discharged, but not for misconduct connected with the work.  The employer appealed, and a hearing was scheduled before an administrative law judge. At the Hearing The Employer’s Evidence:  The employer testified that the claimant, [Read More…]

Bulletin: TCI – US Department of Labor Issues Updated Guidance on WOTC

Department of Labor Issues Updated Guidance on WOTC Situation In January, the United States Department of Labor released an update to Training and Employment Guidance Letter (TEGL) No. 25-15, with revised guidance on the Work Opportunity Tax Credit (WOTC). The main change was extending the grace period for using the previous versions of the Employment [Read More…]

Trended Data – Minimize Risk and Head-Off Default

Today’s static consumer credit profile provides a limited understanding of financial behaviors and risk profiles. Delivering a more dynamic view of consumers, trended data helps you see the trajectory of spending and repayment behaviors by analyzing consumers’ financial behaviors over a set period of time. Compared to the static snapshot view you get from a [Read More…]

Prepare for Notifications with our ACA Subsidy Toolkit for Employers

While many HR and benefits professionals have been heads down and busy working on getting important tax forms out the door, a record-breaking open enrollment season has just ended on the Affordable Care Act (ACA) Marketplaces. So, why is this important? Employers will need to be prepared to receive ACA subsidy notices, likely in larger volumes [Read More…]

Interview with Car Biz Today: What’s Happening in Auto Financing?

John Giamalvo, Vice President of Dealer Services at Equifax, was recently interviewed by Car Biz Today (CBT) about the year ahead in auto finance. Giamalvo, who has almost 20 years of automotive experience and is a contributor on major TV networks including CBS, NBC, ABC, FOX and CNN, shares insights on the state of auto finance [Read More…]