Equifax Workforce Solutions to Host Webinar Exploring Impact of Updated Form I-9 for Employers

Wed Mar 13, 2013 7:00am EDT

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  ST. LOUIS, MO, Mar 13 (Marketwire) -- 

 Dave Fowler, vice president of Product Strategy for Equifax
Workforce Solutions (formerly TALX), a leader in human resource services,
and Amy Peck, attorney for Jackson Lewis. 

 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:


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:

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

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