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    Access and Equifax Workforce Solutions Partner to Further Enhance Functionality of Leading Document Management Platform – FileBRIDGE® for HR

    Mar 17, 2017

    Access and Equifax Workforce Solutions Partner to Further Enhance Functionality of Leading Document Management Platform – FileBRIDGE® for HR

    Integration of Equifax Compliance Center with FileBRIDGE Provides Users with a Faster and Easier Onboarding and Document Management Process While Ensuring Compliancy with HR Regulatory Requirements

    Livermore, CA, March 2, 2017 – Access, the largest privately held Records and Information Management (RIM) services provider in the United States, today announced a partnership with Equifax Workforce Solutions, a leader in human resource compliance, analytics and verification services, and a business unit of Equifax Inc.

    Access will extend the functionality of its leading document management solution, FileBRIDGE for HR, by integrating with Equifax Workforce Solutions Compliance Center, a configurable technology portal that streamlines new hire onboarding. Through process and regulatory update automation, Compliance Center helps employers manage the onboarding process by providing state and federal required notifications for new employees and insight management reporting.

    “With rapidly changing labor and employment legislation, increased enforcement with growing fines, and increased risk of class action law suits, it is critical for organizations to properly manage all employee records,” said Jim Farrell, Senior Vice President of Products at Access. “With this partnership, FileBRIDGE for HR becomes an invaluable tool as it helps employers remain compliant with appropriate regulations, from the hiring process through the long term life of the document.”

    Using Compliance Center within FileBRIDGE for HR, employers gain a standardized, automatic process where required forms are completed and correctly retained to support an audit or legal inquiry. In addition, Compliance Center reduces risk through market leading I-9 Management and E-Verify® solutions, turnkey electronic W-4 and state and federal required notifications.

    Angela Lockman, vice president, Product Management for Equifax Workforce Solutions, shared, “Onboarding employees is far more complicated than handing new hires a stack of paperwork to complete, which becomes error prone and consuming to manage. At the same time, keeping track of nuances at both the state and federal levels would be near impossible without the support of technologies like Compliance Center. Strategic partnerships, such as this one with FileBRIDGE for HR, work to keep organizations current, encourage greater efficiencies across the function and advance the way employers interact with new employees.”

    About Equifax

    Equifax powers the financial future of individuals and organizations around the world. Using the combined strength of unique trusted data, technology and innovative analytics, Equifax has grown from a consumer credit company into a leading provider of insights and knowledge that helps its customers make informed decisions. The company organizes, assimilates and analyzes data on more than 820 million consumers and more than 91 million businesses worldwide, and its databases include employee data contributed from more than 6,600 employers. Equifax Workforce Solutions, an Equifax business unit, is a leading provider of human resource compliance, analytics and verification technology and services.

    Headquartered in Atlanta, Ga., Equifax operates or has investments in 24 countries in North America, Central and South America, Europe and the Asia Pacific region. It is a member of Standard & Poor's (S&P) 500® Index, and its common stock is traded on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the symbol EFX. Equifax employs approximately 9,400 employees worldwide.

    Some noteworthy achievements for the company include: Ranked 13 on the American Banker FinTech Forward list (2015); named a Top Technology Provider on the FinTech 100 list (2004-2015); named an InformationWeek Elite 100 Winner (2014-2015); named a Top Workplace by Atlanta Journal Constitution (2013-2015); named one of Fortune’s World’s Most Admired Companies (2011-2015); named one of Forbes’ World’s 100 Most Innovative Companies (2015). For more information, visit www.equifax.com.

    About Access (InformationProtected.com) 
    Access is the largest privately held records and information management (RIM) services provider in the United States. A trusted partner to clients spanning multiple industries and markets throughout the country, Access’ complete suite of services includes records storage and document management in both hardcopy and digital formats, data protection (electronic computer media), secure destruction, digital document conversion and breach reporting services. The valuable business services Access provides allow clients to focus on their core businesses while reducing the costs and risks associated with document retention, management, convenient access, and final disposition. Access is backed by growth equity investor Berkshire Partners.

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