E-Verify Releases System Enhancements

e-verify update

On June 22, 2014, E-Verify released a new set of system enhancements.  Highlights of the E-Verify release include the following: E-Verify Enhancements Impacting Equifax I-9 Management Clients: Duplicate Case Alert:  E-Verify will provide a duplicate case alert to help ensure multiple E-Verify cases are not created for the same employee.  When a case is submitted, [Read More...]

Infographic: ACA Compliance and the Hourly Workforce

ACA Compliance Warning

Equifax Workforce Solutions just released new data about the potential impact of the Affordable Care Act’s Employer Mandates on hourly workers across an array of industries including finance, retail, restaurant, education, healthcare and staffing. With the majority of the employer mandate taking effect on January 1, 2015, it’s critical that organizations make ACA compliance a fundamental part [Read More...]

Compliance Guidance for Remote I-9 Verifications

I-9 Compliance Remote

On May 2nd, the law firm of Hall, Render, Killian, Heath, & Lyman issued guidance on Form I-9 completion for remote employees. In addition to overall Form I-9 requirements, focus is provided on handling compliance of employees opting to work remotely.   Many frequent questions from employers are answered with confirmation from the United States Citizenship [Read More...]

Strategic Workforce Compliance Management Practices

Curb Compliance

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...]

Minnesota Job Creation Fund

Minnesota Flag

Minnesota recently launched their Job Creation Fund, providing $1,000 to $3,000 per new job and 5% to 7.5% rebates for capital investment. Businesses wishing to apply must have support from the local government, and must create a minimum of 10 new full-time permanent jobs within two years and make at least $500,000 in real property [Read More...]

Navigating the HR Compliance Storm – 4 Pronged Action Plan

Compliance Storm

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...]

Exploring Emerging Workforce Issues and Solutions at CUPA-HR Western

higher education CUPA

CUPA-HR Western is dedicated to advancing HR for higher education institutions.  Come join Equifax Workforce Solutions, booth # 105 to learn more about the growing compliance challenges and the impact they have on managing your workforce. Leverage our expertise and technologies to help you manage… ACA Compliance -  measuring and tracking eligibility, deciding to ‘pay [Read More...]

Drivers’ Licenses and Undocumented Workers

Drivers License Wallet

With the added impetus on I-9 worksite enforcement over the past several years, employers have been held increasingly accountable for fulfilling their responsibilities with regard to the Form I-9. Now it seems that ICE has added to those responsibilities as they pertain to state drivers’ licenses…more specifically to those states that allow undocumented residents to [Read More...]

Equifax Unemployment Insurance Flash Report – 4/16/2014

Senate finance

Attached please find the latest edition of the “Equifax Unemployment Flash Report” – a biweekly newsletter providing regular updates on Unemployment insurance related matters including: State FUTA Credit Reductions New Developments for specific states 2014 Wage Base and UI Minimum and Maximum rates We hope you enjoy this publication. Please email taxalerts@equifax.com with any questions, comments [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...]