ST. LOUIS (April 19, 2010) — TALX, provider of Equifax Workforce Solutions and a leader in human resource, tax and payroll-related services, today announced its involvement in the American Payroll Association’s 28th Annual Congress, the largest educational conference for professionals in payroll, accounts payable, finance, HR, and benefits. In addition to four company thought leaders presenting at the Congress, TALX also is a Gold Level sponsor and will exhibit in Booth No. 220.
The APA 28th Annual Congress will be held at the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center in National Harbor, Md., from May 25-29, 2010.
Presenting “Beyond Web 2.0 — How the Web Is Changing Employee Engagement & Expectations”” on Wednesday, May 26, from 8:30-10:00 a.m. ET, Matt Johnson, TALX’s Director of Web/Interactive Media, will go beyond Web 2.0 and discuss how the latest changes in technology, demographics, and online content are continuing to shape and reshape what employees expect from self-service tools. Johnson will engage attendees in an examination of mobile technology, online video, social media, open platforms, and other key trends shaping tomorrow’s online experience.
Gordon Middleton, Legal Compliance Specialist, Employee Services at TALX, will participate in a panel discussion about “Paperless Pay Compliance in 50 States” on Wednesday, May 26, from 2:15-3:45 p.m. ET. Also featuring executives from Citibank and Symmetry Software, the session will review the best practices used by payroll professionals across the country in going paperless and the benefits of going green while meeting compliance rules and regulations in all 50 states.
On Thursday, May 27, from 2:15-3:45 p.m. ET, Michael Mohr, Director of Employer Tax Services for TALX, will present “The Economy’s Impact on Unemployment Taxes.” Mohr will provide a broad overview of the national economy, related specifically to unemployment taxes, including a review of state trust fund solvency, current trends and the impact to employers. The session will provide proactive guidance to employers regarding unemployment tax costs in 2010 and beyond, and basic unemployment tax strategies to help employers minimize and forecast future tax rates.
Jeff Rutherford, Director and General Manager of Time Reporting Services for TALX, will present “Boost Earnings via Accurate PTO Reporting” on Friday, May 28, from 8:30-10:00 a.m. ET. During the session, Rutherford will demonstrate why most companies over-accrue PTO expenses and how the PTO reporting process breaks down. He will share how to compel and motivate all managers and exempt employees to report PTO promptly, as well as how electronic PTO presents reporting and allows access to up-to-date PTO totals.
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, access the TALX website at www.talx.com, or visit the Equifax website at www.equifax.com.
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