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MAXIMUS, Best Buy and Jackson Lewis to Host Webinar for HR Professionals

- March 3rd Webinar to Address Affirmative Action, OFCCP and I-9 Compliance -

Friday, February 25, 2011 6:30 am EST

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RESTON, Va.
"the single highest-ranked firm clients want by their side in employment battles."

RESTON, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--MAXIMUS Tax Credit and Employer Services, a division of MAXIMUS, Inc., along with Best Buy Co., Inc., and Jackson Lewis LLP, will offer a free Webinar for human resources professionals on Thursday, March 3rd at 2:00 p.m. EST. The 90-minute Webinar, “Staying Ahead with a Comprehensive Compliance Plan — Save the Complexities” is certified by the Society for Human Resource Management’s HR Certification Institute for 1.5 general credit hours.

The Webinar is part of a series of compliance best practice events hosted by MAXIMUS Tax Credit and Employer Services that enables HR executives, compliance officers and recruiters to learn about sophisticated, yet easy-to-employ, recruitment tools and strategies for maintaining compliance with Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP), Affirmative Action and I-9 requirements. Topics to be covered include:

  • OFCCP regulations
  • Community and diversity outreach
  • Electronic processing for I-9s
  • Data collection and reporting
  • Effective tools and practices to help businesses satisfy compliance requirements

The Webinar will feature Mark Nagel, Best Buy Director of Employment Practices; Matthew J. Camardella, Partner, Affirmative Action Group, Jackson Lewis; and Mark S. Andrekovich, President of MAXIMUS Tax Credit and Employer Services.

“During this time of increased scrutiny for large employers and evolving compliance regulations, this Webinar will offer employers proven tools and strategies to improve compliance,” noted Andrekovich.

To register for this free Webinar, please visit https://www1.gotomeeting.com/register/588048289 or contact Jamie Janvier at 800.274.8582 Ext.133, or jamesjanvier@maximus.com.

About MAXIMUS Tax Credit and Employer Services

MAXIMUS Tax Credit and Employer Services works with businesses to maximize their tax credit potential through incentives, such as Federal Work Opportunity Tax Credits, Location, Retraining, Empowerment Zone and Green Building Tax Credits. Some of these programs are designed to encourage employers to hire workers from targeted populations, including veterans, individuals with disabilities and long-term welfare recipients. MAXIMUS Tax Credit and Employer Services additionally provides end-to-end electronic I-9 management services that are fully compliant with guidelines published by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and seamlessly integrated with the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services E-Verify program. For businesses that would like to learn more about the MAXOutreach® solution and our other services, visit www.maximus.com/services/business-tax-credit or contact Kitty Leggieri at 866.307.1476.

About Best Buy Co., Inc.

With operations in the United States, Canada, Europe, China, Mexico and Turkey, Best Buy is a multinational retailer of technology and entertainment products and services with a commitment to growth and innovation. The Best Buy family of brands and partnerships collectively generates more than $49 billion in annual revenue and includes brands such as Best Buy, Audiovisions, Best Buy Mobile, The Carphone Warehouse, Five Star, Future Shop, Geek Squad, Magnolia Audio Video, Napster, Pacific Sales, and The Phone House. Approximately 180,000 employees apply their talents to help bring the benefits of these brands to life for customers through retail locations, multiple call centers and Web sites, in-home solutions, product delivery and activities in our communities. Community partnership is central to the way Best Buy does business. In fiscal 2010, the company donated $25.2 million to improve the vitality of the communities where its employees and customers live and work. For more information about Best Buy, visit www.bby.com.

About Jackson Lewis

Founded in 1958, Jackson Lewis, dedicated to representing management exclusively in workplace law, is one of the fastest growing workplace law firms in the U.S., with over 650 attorneys practicing in 46 cities nationwide. We have a wide-range of specialized practice areas, including: Affirmative Action and OFCCP Diversity Planning; Disability, Leave and Health Management; Employee Benefits, including Complex ERISA Litigation, Workplace Privacy and Executive Compensation; Global Immigration; Labor, including Preventive Practices; Litigation, including Class Actions, Complex Litigation and e-Discovery; Trade Secrets, Non-Competes and Workplace Technology; Wage and Hour Compliance; Workplace Safety Compliance and Corporate Diversity Counseling. In addition, Jackson Lewis provides advice nationally in other workplace law areas, including: Reductions in Force, WARN Act; Corporate Governance and Internal Investigations; Drug Testing and Substance Abuse Management; International Employment Issues; Management Education, including e-Based Training; Alternative Dispute Resolution; Public Sector Issues; Government Relations and Collegiate and Professional Sports.

For the 10th consecutive year, Jackson Lewis has been recognized for delivering client service excellence to the world’s largest corporations. Representing a decade of excellence, Jackson Lewis has once again earned a spot on the BTI Client Service A-Team. Jackson Lewis has also been recognized by in-house counsel of Fortune 1000 companies in a survey conducted by BTI Consulting Group as “the single highest-ranked firm clients want by their side in employment battles.” In addition, Jackson Lewis is ranked in the First Tier nationally in the categories of both Employment Law and Labor Law on behalf of Management in the U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms.” Jackson Lewis has one of the most active employment litigation practices in the United States, with a current caseload of over 5000 litigations and approximately 300 class actions; with over 2100 litigations brought to the firm in 2010 alone. Also, Jackson Lewis is affiliated with L & E Global employers’ counsel worldwide. Additional information about Jackson Lewis can be found at www.jacksonlewis.com.

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