Equifax Workforce Solutions to Share Affordable Care Act Expertise in Upcoming Webinars

Atlanta, Georgia, UNITED STATES

ST. LOUIS, May 15, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --

WHO: Equifax Workforce Solutions (NYSE:EFX), a leader in human resource, data, analytics and verification services.

Will explore the impact of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and share what employers can do to prepare and ensure compliance with this legislation in two informative webinars. The first, "ACA Look-Back Periods & Reporting," will be hosted by HR.com, and the second, "ACA: Preparing Your Staffing Company for 2015," will be hosted by Staffing Industry Analysts
WHEN: "ACA Look-Back Periods & Reporting" will take place on Tuesday, May 20, 2014 at 1:00 p.m. EDT (12:00 p.m. CDT/11:00 a.m. MDT/10:00 a.m. PDT). 
  "ACA: Preparing Your Staffing Company for 2015" is scheduled for Tuesday, June 3, 2014 at 1:00 p.m. EDT (12:00 p.m. CDT/11:00 a.m. MDT/10:00 a.m. PDT).

Information for the "ACA Look-Back Periods & Reporting" session can be found at: http://www.hr.com/en/webcasts_events/webcasts/upcoming_webcasts/aca-look-back-periods-reporting_htz830yn.html
  Details about the "ACA: Preparing Your Staffing Company for 2015" webinar can be accessed at: https://staffingindustry.webex.com/staffingindustry/onstage/g.php?t=a&d=669064045


As employers continue to deal with the impacts of Affordable Care Act implementation, and the numerous changes it has already brought to the landscape, it is essential that they understand what they must do to ensure compliance with employer mandates and avoid any potential penalties. To help employers account for these unprecedented changes to workforce planning and management, Equifax Workforce Solutions, the company behind the groundbreaking Affordable Care Act Management Platform, will share its industry-leading insight and expertise in two engaging webcasts:

"ACA Look-Back Periods & Reporting"

To successfully prepare for the impact of ACA in 2015, organizations should already have the infrastructure in place to administer the legislation, prepare necessary information for IRS reporting and calculate look-back or measurement periods for each employee. However, given the different types of employees, such as variable-hour, temporary, part-time and seasonal, determining eligibility and collecting data for reports can be perplexing, and organizations simply can't afford to make a mistake. During this webinar, Kristin Lewis, director of Product Management, Workforce Analytics for Equifax Workforce Solutions, and Tom Dowling, partner, Stinson Leonard Street, will address the top three areas of ACA management that can lead to compliance risks: calculating look-back periods to determine eligibility, reporting to the IRS and ensuring that the coverage offered is affordable. Additional information about this complimentary session, hosted by HR.com, can be accessed at: http://www.hr.com/en/webcasts_events/webcasts/upcoming_webcasts/aca-look-back-periods-reporting_htz830yn.html

"ACA: Preparing Your Staffing Company for 2015"

The actions that staffing companies take in 2014 will determine the penalties they could face in 2015 – and have a significant impact on their profit margins. But as organizations calculate look-back periods for each employee, challenges like breaks-in-service and uncertainty about workloads make the process more difficult. During this insightful webinar, Lewis and Dowling team up once again for a panel discussion moderated by Andrew Braswell, research analyst for Staffing Industry Analysts. Attendees of this webinar will learn what they should be doing now to prepare for the ACA, how look-back periods work and the importance of tracking them, how to determine the ACA's impact on profit margins and best practices for managing the legislation. More information can be found at: https://staffingindustry.webex.com/staffingindustry/onstage/g.php?t=a&d=669064045

About Equifax, Inc.

Equifax is a global leader in consumer, commercial and workforce information solutions that provide 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 (also known as TALX), an Equifax business unit, is a leading provider of human resource, analytics and verification 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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