TALX Expert to Help Employers Master Unemployment Processes at Aprils West Georgia SHRM Meeting

ST. LOUIS (April 06, 2011) —

Dave O’Connell, senior client relationship manager for TALX, provider of Equifax Workforce Solutions and a leader in human resource, payroll and tax-related services

Will present “Unemployment: Relieving the Employer’s Burden of Claims/Improving Hearing Results” at the upcoming West Georgia Society for Human Resource Management meeting to help employers improve unemployment hearing results and process efficiency.

Thursday, April 14, 2011
11:45 a.m. — 1:00 p.m. ET

West Georgia Technical College, West Campus
One College Circle
LaGrange, Ga.

Registration and details are available at http://westgashrm.shrm.org/upcoming-events.

With state regulations, tax issues, reporting requirements and hearings to consider, handling unemployment processes in-house can often be burdensome, time consuming and expensive. Streamlining unemployment management can help employers overcome cost challenges, relieve the burden of claims administration and improve hearing results.

At the next West Georgia Society for Human Resource Managing (SHRM) meeting, TALX unemployment expert Dave O’Connell will present “Unemployment: Relieving the Employer’s Burden of Claims/Improving Hearing Results,” to help employers understand their responsibilities and options when managing unemployment processes. During this session, O’Connell will detail federal and state unemployment funding methods, define employer liability and review protestable and non-protestable claims. Attendees will leave with a better understanding of HR documentation practices and their effect on hearing attendance and evidentiary requirements, as well as the ultimate effect of federally extended unemployment benefits on employers.

Presenter Dave O’Connell is a seventeen year veteran of the unemployment cost management industry. As senior client relationship manager at TALX, O’Connell focuses on reducing assigned state unemployment tax rates and adjacent employment liability and manages the Tax, Claims Processing and Appellate divisions of the state unemployment insurance model.

“Unemployment: Relieving the Employer’s Burden of Claims/Improving Hearing Results” is part of the West Georgia SHRM chapter’s annual calendar of monthly meetings and is complimentary to chapter members. As an affiliate of the Society for Human Resource Management, the West Georgia chapter is a local starting point for networking, information, professional development and continued support of excellence in Human Resources.

Registration details and additional meeting information can be accessed at http://westgashrm.shrm.org/upcoming-events.

About TALX:
TALX, provider of Equifax Workforce Solutions, a leader in human resource, tax and payroll-related services, is based in St. Louis. TALX holds a leadership position in automated employment and income verification as well as unemployment tax management. TALX provides over 9,000 clients, including three-fourths of Fortune 500 companies, with Web-based services focused in three employment-related areas: hiring, pay reporting and compliance. Hiring services include assessments and talent acquisition, onboarding, and tax credits and incentives. Pay reporting services include electronic time tracking, paperless pay and W-2 management. Compliance services include employment and income verifications through The Work Number, unemployment tax management and I-9 management. Equifax is a global leader in information solutions, empowering businesses and consumers with information they can trust. Equifax is a member of Standard &
Poor’s (S&P) 500® Index. Its common stock is traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol EFX. For more information about TALX, visit www.talx.com, or www.equifax.com.

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