DHS Funding/Immigration Remain in the News – E-Verify Implications

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Funding of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) along with President Obama’s executive order on immigration remain hot topics in the news and areas to keep a close watch on.  With the deadline to fund DHS fast approaching, the Republican and Democrat public disagreement over the immigration amendments are key.  Reuters reports that DHS has [Read More…]

Equifax Releases its Latest Economic Trends Commentary Around Subprime Auto Loans

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On February 18, 2015, Equifax released its latest Economic Trends Commentary, “Subprime Auto Loans: A Second Chance at Economic Opportunity,” which examines two groups of consumers with deep subprime credit scores (Equifax Risk ScoreSM below 550) over a three-year period: those who originated a subprime auto loan and those who did not. Equifax found that [Read More…]

Visit Equifax Workforce Solutions at the SIA Executive Forum

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Staffing Workforce Compliance at SIA Executive Forum We manage workforce compliance processes such as:  I-9, WOTC, ACA, Onboarding, HR Notifications, Unemploymnet Cost Management and more to allow you to focus on implementing business strategy that optimizes your recruiting and selection, training, and post-assignment processes.  We are driven to help you increase your profit margins. Visit [Read More…]

WOTC Extension: Form 8850 Filing Deadline Extended

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Noting that the uncertainty around the Work Opportunity Tax Credit and its prolonged hiatus in 2014 affected employers’ hiring and tax planning strategies, the IRS has issued notice 2015-13 that provides “transition relief” for employers to submit WOTC certification requests for any employee hired between January 1, 2014 and December 31, 2014. The deadline for [Read More…]

Visit Equifax at MBA’s Servicing Conference & Expo

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MBA’s National Mortgage Servicing Conference & Expo February 23–26, 2015 | Gaylord Texan Resort and Convention Center | Dallas, TX As the industry continues to shift, many mortgage servicers are looking for solutions to maintain costs and portfolio health while complying with regulatory requirements. Visit Equifax at this year’s Mortgage Servicing Conference to learn how you [Read More…]

E-Verify Mandate to Come? Survey Says…

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Last week U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) took a fairly big step toward determining the fate of the much rumored E-Verify mandate.  While the details and any  timelines for a potential E-Verify mandate are still to be determined, USCIS is looking to hear from E-Verify Employers.  On February 11, 2015, USCIS published a notice [Read More…]

Webinar: Digital Identity Verification for Fraud Mitigation

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Online and mobile commerce is increasing exponentially – unfortunately so is fraud based on stolen or fake identities. Combating identity-based fraud is challenging, but the key to success is a multi-phase approach − one that encompasses identity verification and big data for fraud mitigation. Join us for a complimentary webinar with Information Security Media Group: [Read More…]

Webinar: Remote I-9 legal challenges/2015 Immigration & Compliance trends

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Montserrat Miller, partner at Arnall Golden Gregory, LLP, was online recently to discuss I-9 challenges for remote hires and also provide her forecast for 2015 trends in immigration issues. Montserrat, a well-known immigration attorney and expert on Form I-9 compliance issues, discussed the issues at a one-hour webinar. Among the topics: Remote hires – completion of the Form [Read More…]

Expanded DACA Date Set

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On November 20, 2014, President Obama announced a series of executive actions related to immigration.  One of these involves expanding the population eligible for the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program to people of any current age who entered the United States before the age of 16 and lived in the United States continuously since [Read More…]

Equifax Joins Top Restaurant Professionals at the NRA HR Executive Study Group

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Equifax Workforce Solutions will once again be a sponsor of this year’s National Restaurant Association Human Resources & Risk and Safety Professionals Executive Study Group, February 4-6 in Scottsdale, AZ ! The meeting is a unique opportunity to meet with the top HR professionals in the Restaurant industry, to keep up to date with the [Read More…]