Equifax: Unemployment Flash Report – 8/1/2014

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The August 1, 2014 edition of the “Equifax Unemployment Flash Report” – a biweekly newsletter providing regular updates on Unemployment insurance related matters is ready for download. Get the latest insights on key UI topics including: State FUTA Credit Reductions New Developments for specific states 2015 Wage Base and UI Minimum and Maximum rates We hope you find [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...]

Equifax Workforce Solutions to Host Webinar on Form I-9 and E-Verify Compliance Issues

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Join Equifax Workforce Solutions for a free webinar focused on Form I-9 and E-Verify compliance issues. Topic:  Form I-9 and E-Verify Legal and Compliance Issues and Trends Date: Thursday, May 29, 2014 Time: 2:00 PM ET, 1:00 PM CT, 12:00 PM MT, 11:00 AM PT Leading the discussion will be Montserrat Miller, Partner with Arnall [Read More...]

Strategic Workforce Compliance Management Practices

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Christa Degnan Manning, Senior Vice President of HfS Research recently wrote about the ‘research epiphany’ she had while attending the Equifax Workforce Solutions FORUM 2014. Christa, who leads global workforce and talent strategies and solution provider research for HfS, is now convinced that in addition to outsourcing payroll and benefits administration organizations should also be [Read More...]

Navigating the HR Compliance Storm – 4 Pronged Action Plan

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At Equifax Workforce Solutions FORUM 2014, compliance was front-and-center with presenters addressing packed houses on topics covering government compliance issues, unemployment insurance management integrity, and reducing employer liability. One presentation that stood out to Trish McFarlane, VP Human Resources Practices, Principal Analyst at BrandonHall Group was:   “Navigating the Compliance Storm,” co-presented by Julia Bailey, Sr. Director [Read More...]

Employers: Do you REALLY have all your bases covered for the ACA? Here are the top 10 things you must consider before it’s too late.

ACA Compliance Checklist

By now, you should have your processes and systems in place to manage the Affordable Care Act (ACA). However, this doesn’t mean that you have all your bases covered. There are many things that your organization may not be considering… and even the slightest oversight can translate into significant fines and risks. To ensure compliance [Read More...]

INFOGRAPHIC: Employee Turnover Trends in 2013

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Leveraging our exclusive data assets, Equifax has assembled an infographic capturing key employee turnover trends that emerged in 2013 from the more than 48 million job separations that took place. Our proprietary Equifax Workforce Insights, based on aggregate transactional employment data rather than self-reported surveys, show a growing trend in voluntary turnover, with a year-over-year increase of 3.5%. [Read More...]

Renowned “Moneyball” Subject Paul DePodesta to Keynote at FORUM 2014

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Equifax Workforce Solutions is thrilled to announce that Moneyball subject and entrepreneur, Paul DePodesta, will be delivering the opening keynote address at Workforce Solutions FORUM 2014, our annual conference held exclusively for clients of Equifax Workforce Solutions. Paul has made a career of evaluating, measuring and assigning value to talent in Major League Baseball for over 25 [Read More...]

WEBINAR: ACA Look-Back Periods & Reporting for Employers

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The final ACA regulations are here. Are you prepared? For most large employers, the final ACA regulations provide more clarity around determining eligibility for different types of employees such as variable-hour, temporary, part-time, and seasonal workers. It also provides guidelines around IRS reporting under sections 6055 and 6056. While more guidance has been issued around [Read More...]

ACA Look Back Periods & Higher Education

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ACA Look Back Periods. Is your institution prepared?  The final ACA regulations have been issued, but what does this mean to colleges and universities? For most, it means more clarity around determining eligibility for different types of employees such as adjunct faculty and student workers. While this provides more guidance around what hours count towards eligibility, [Read More...]