|By Marketwire .||
|March 13, 2013 07:00 AM EDT||
ST. LOUIS, MO -- (Marketwire) -- 03/13/13 --
Will present a complimentary, informative webinar, "Get Ready for the New Form I-9: What Employers Need to Know" to help employers understand the changes and impact that recent updates to Form I-9 will make on hiring procedures and compliance.
The webinar will take place on Friday, March 15, 2013 at 2:00 p.m. ET / 1:00 p.m. CT / 12:00 p.m. MT / 11:00 a.m. PT.
Registration details are available at: https://citrix.webcasts.com/starthere.jsp?ei=1014649
Long-awaited updates to the Employment Eligibility Verification Form I-9 were released March 8, 2013 by U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services. Included in the update are additional data fields for employers to fill in, expanded instructions, and revised formatting. The new Form I-9, used by employers to verify employee identity and establish work eligibility within the United States, must be used by all employers after May 7, 2013. Employers have the next 60 days to integrate the new form into their hiring procedure or risk non-compliance and possible penalties.
Equifax Workforce Solutions will host a complimentary webinar, "Get Ready for the New Form I-9: What Employers Need to Know," to inform employers of the changes and impact the recently updated employment eligibility form bear on hiring procedures. Dave Fowler, vice president of Product Strategy for Equifax Workforce Solutions, will join Amy Peck, an attorney for Jackson Lewis for the presentation. In this informative session, Fowler and Peck will explain the significance of the form's changes and what these updates mean for employer compliance requirements. Attendees can also expect to learn about the new rules for acceptable eligibility documents and impact on E-Verify.
I-9 expert, Fowler is the current chair of the American Payroll Association Government Affairs Task Force Immigration subcommittee and was the founder and former chair of the National Association of Professional Background Screeners (NAPBS) Government Identification Verification Systems (GIVS) committee. He also led the Equifax Workforce Solutions team that developed the electronic I-9 Management service. Amy Peck is an elected director of the 12,000 member American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA). She has won numerous awards for her legal expertise, is a founding member of the Global Migration Action Group, and recently served on the AILA National Verification Committee and AILA Comprehensive Reform Committee.
"Get Ready for the New Form I-9" is part of an ongoing series of complimentary educational webinars from Equifax Workforce Solutions. Human resource professionals and executives interested in learning more about the updates to Form I-9 and how this will impact hiring procedures are encouraged to attend this hour-long session. To register and reserve a space, please visit: https://citrix.webcasts.com/starthere.jsp?ei=1014649.
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.