TALX to Provide Compliance, Assessment and Unemployment Expertise During Upcoming State SHRM Conferences

ST. LOUIS (July 7, 2011) —

Subject matter experts from TALX, provider of Equifax Workforce Solutions and a leader in human resource, payroll and tax-related services

Will help companies better manage their HR Payroll and Tax related processes — from on-boarding to off-boarding and a few thing between — by presenting three special educational sessions during the Society for Human Resource Management’s (SHRM) local New York State and Missouri State Annual Conferences.

“Hot Topics in HR Compliance”
2011 NYS SHRM Conference and Solution Center
Monday, July 11, 2011
4:30 p.m. — 5:45 p.m. ET

“Assessment Tools in HR — They’re Not as Intimidating as You Think!”
2011 SHRM Missouri State Conference
Wednesday, August 3, 2011
10:50 a.m. — 11:50 a.m. CT

“Recessionary Impact on Unemployment Costs”
2011 SHRM Missouri State Conference
Thursday, August 4, 2011
9:45 a.m. — 10:45 a.m. CT

2011 NYS SHRM Conference and Solution Center
Saratoga Hilton / City Center
Saratoga Springs, N.Y.

2011 SHRM Missouri State Conference
Tan-Tar-A Resort
Lake of the Ozarks, Mo.

During “Hot Topics in HR Compliance,” TALX Legal Compliance specialist, Gordon Middleton will examine timely HR compliance topics for the current quarter. Attendees will hear about pressing considerations for background and credit checks at both the state and federal levels, and be lead through the staggering number of EEOC suits brought over the past year. In this NYS SHRM concurrent session, Middleton will provide participants with the tools necessary to combat current legal trends and update employee handbooks.

TALX will also provide additional industry expertise at the upcoming SHRM Missouri State Conference, taking place from Wednesday, August 3 through Friday, August 5, 2011. To help HR professionals understand the benefits of assessment tools, Reid Klion, Ph.D. and Chief Science Officer for pan, the assessment division of TALX, will guide participants through benefits, options and steps involved in implementing a pre-employment assessment program. During “Assessment Tools in HR — They’re Not as Intimidating as You Think!” attendees will hear case examples and the practical importance of assessments to HR practitioners.

Also presenting at the Missouri conference will be Scott Bankert, director of Employment Tax Services at TALX. During “Recessionary Impact on Unemployment Costs,” Barkert will provide an overview of the national economy, including state trust fund solvency, current legislative trends, and American Recovery and Reinvestment Act updates. Session participants learn unemployment tax strategies that can help minimize risk and forecast future tax rates.

The 2011 NYS SHRM Annual Conference, themed, “The Business of HR: Aligned — Strategic — Visionary,” will take place from Sunday, July 10 through Tuesday, July 12, 2011 and offers up to 13.5 HR Certification Institute recertification credits. Registration and additional information can be accessed at http://www.nysshrm.org/stateconf.php.

“HR.now… Not Your Ordinary Workforce,” this year’s SHRM Missouri State Conference has been extended to include up to 17.5 recertification credits. Those interested are encouraged to register and access additional information at http://mo-shrm.org/displaycommon.cfm?an=8.

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 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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