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Are You Compliant? Equifax Workforce Solutions Webinar Outlines Employment Verification Best Practices

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ST. LOUIS, Sept. 9, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --

WHO:

Janet Ford, vice president, Client Relations, and Steve Schulz, senior director, Product Marketing for Equifax Workforce Solutions, a leader in HR compliance, data and analytics services.
WHAT:

Will present the complimentary webinar, "Are you Liable? Are You Compliant? Tackling Today's Verifications," to help employers understand the evolving regulatory landscape and how they can support compliance when responding to income verification requests.
WHEN: Thursday, September 12, 2013 at 2:00 p.m. EDT / 1:00 p.m. CDT / 12:00 p.m. MDT / 11:00 a.m. PDT.
WHERE: Registration and additional details are available at:
https://www4.gotomeeting.com/register/652474111

DETAILS:

Every day employees initiate consumer processes – when applying for a mortgage, a credit card or for temporary government assistance, for example – that require their employers to respond to employment verification requests. But verifying these requests can often be complicated by regulations, confirming permissible purpose for verifiers, protecting employee data and labor-intensive paper-based processes. Stricter guidelines and an often-changing regulatory environment raise further concerns for compliance, risk mitigation and ensuring that employees can obtain the verifications they need in a secure and timely manner.

During this complimentary webinar, Equifax Workforce Solutions industry veterans, Janet Ford and Steve Schulz, will discuss verification issues from the perspective of all three process stakeholders – employers, verifiers who request information and employees. Webinar participants will hear about the market forces and evolving regulations that drive verifications and gain an understanding of how speed of response can impact availability of credit for a company's employees. Ford and Schulz will outline how an automated and effective process can benefit employers, verifiers and employees – helping them get the credit and assistance they deserve in their consumer lives, when they need it. They will also identify actionable best practices for achieving compliance, limiting liability and controlling the rising costs of verifications.

Attendees: HR and business professionals interested in learning about the regulatory developments driving an increasing volume of employment and income verification requests, and the ways in which they can effectively meet these demands while remaining compliant, are encouraged to attend this complimentary one-hour presentation.

Registration: https://www4.gotomeeting.com/register/652474111

"Are You Liable? Are You Compliant? Tackling Today's Verifications" is part of a series of educational webinars presented by Equifax Workforce Solutions' industry experts.

About Equifax

Equifax (NYSE:EFX) is a global leader in consumer, workforce and commercial information solutions, that provides businesses of all sizes and consumers with insight and information they can trust. Equifax organizes and assimilates data on more than 500 million consumers and 81 million businesses worldwide, and uses advanced analytics and proprietary technology to create and deliver customized insights that enrich both the performance of businesses and the lives of consumers. Equifax Workforce Solutions (formerly TALX), an Equifax business unit, is a leader in human resource, employment, tax management, and payroll-related services.

Headquartered in Atlanta, Equifax operates or has investments in 18 countries and is a member of Standard & Poor's (S&P) 500® Index. Its common stock is traded on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the symbol EFX. For more information, please visit www.equifaxworkforce.com or www.equifax.com.

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CONTACT: Pam Stevens Equifax Workforce Solutions Phone: 314.214.7235 E-mail: pam.stevens@equifax.com

Source:Equifax Inc.