New Hire Notifications and Other State Requirements: Understanding the Compliance Management Challenge

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A leading labor attorney spoke at a recent webinar about the fast-growing number of new hire reporting and notification requirements states are imposing on employers. Chad Richter, a Partner with Jackson Lewis, told an audience of HR professionals about best practices to use in addressing the compliance management challenge: managing the process of monitoring, interpreting and [Read More…]

Webinar: Employment Verifications for ACA

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Webinar: Impact of ACA | CMS on Verifications  Wednesday | July 29th | 12:00 pm CDT; 1:00 pm EDT The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), the federal agency responsible for administering the benefit programs defined by the ACA, will require employer validation of employment and income in assessing applicant eligibility. CMS has selected The Work Number® as [Read More…]

Webinar: E-Verify and Your Restaurant

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Restaurants are at great risk for I9 audits and fines as they are constantly recruiting, hiring, and training new employees. Due to increased enforcement of regulations, it’s now more important than ever for restaurant managers/operators to properly document the work eligibility status of all their employees. Worksite enforcement audits are becoming more common in the [Read More…]

Four Trends in Wage Audits and Earnings Verifications

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New unemployment insurance (UI) integrity regulations are looking to stem the “pattern of failure” of employers and state agencies to accurately report eligibility requirements. These failures account for $4.15B in improper benefits and overpayments and has helped create 10 states with insolvent unemployment trust funds. A new federal mandate, The Trade Adjustment Assistance Extension Act [Read More…]

Bulletin: Employment Verifications – Improving Your I-9 Compliance

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Improving Your I-9 Compliance with Employment Verifications As employment and income verifications continue to increase based on changing lending regulatory requirements, lowered interest rates, and growing enrollment rates in government benefits programs, employers find themselves dedicating more and more resources to fulfilling these verification requests, while keeping their employee data secure.  Many have turned to [Read More…]

Bulletin: Reemployment – “The Hidden Half”

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The Hidden Half In March nearly five million US jobs were open – waiting for the right job seeker to show up, but unemployment was stuck at 5.5%, with over 8 million workers looking and about a third in the doldrums of long-term unemployment. One reason we have millions of jobs and people still stuck [Read More…]

Gordmans on employment verifications and missing I-9s

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Gordmans spoke at a webinar recently about how it has been managing increasing numbers of employment verification requests with The Work Number and helping maintain Form I-9 compliance at the same time. Download webinar recording: “Value of Employment Verifications for I-9 Compliance: An Employer Perspective” Anita Morse, Benefits Coordinator at national retailer Gordmans, and an [Read More…]

Educational Institutions Concerned – New GE Rule and Verifications

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Attendees at a recent webinar discussing the Department of Education’s new “Gainful Employment (GE)” rules expressed concern and apprehension over the new set of GE rules expected to take effect as of July 1st 2015, and the need they create for employment verifications. The majority of attendees indicted that they lack the data they need [Read More…]

Child Support Assistance Act 2015: ‘Bill H.R. 2091′ Introduced

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What is the Child Support Assistance Act of 2015? The Child Support Assistance Act of 2015, introduced in the United States House of Representatives as bill H.R. 2091 on April 29, 2015, is an effort to help state and local child support enforcement agencies (Agencies) aid families in collecting child support payments. Equifax has strongly [Read More…]

Employment Verifications, I-9 Compliance, and Gordmans – Upcoming Webinar

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If only you could instantly match your payroll data to your I-9s to identify missing I-9s, you could give a big boost to your Form I-9 compliance. Well, you can. In fact, Gordmans did just that and will talk about it at an upcoming webinar. The national retailer harnessed The Work Number® as a compliance [Read More…]