ST. LOUIS, Oct. 1, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Equifax Workforce Solutions, a leading provider of human resource, data, analytics and verification services, today announced that its Affordable Care Act (ACA) Management Platform, an advanced tool that enables HR departments to develop effective ACA strategies, has been named a Top HR Product of 2013 by Human Resource Executive ® magazine. Equifax Workforce Solutions will be honored on Monday, October 7, 2013 at the 16 th Annual HR Technology Conference & Expo's Top HR Products of 2013 Awards Luncheon at the Mandalay Bay Resort in Las Vegas. The Top HR Products contest recognizes the best new human resources products released in 2013. The editors of Human Resource Executive reviewed and assessed all submissions and product demonstrations to identify the industry's most groundbreaking solutions, evaluating products based on their innovation, value added to the HR profession and ease of use. The ACA Management Platform was selected for its highly innovative features that take the guesswork out of health care reform and help organizations understand the direct and indirect impacts of ACA legislation, while maintaining compliance. Equifax Workforce Solutions' unique platform is designed to help employers make better informed decisions around ACA by addressing the most challenging areas of the law and helping to track employee eligibility, model costs and risks, manage compliance and reporting, and avoid fines and penalties. With the first regulations of the ACA now in effect and the employer deadline rapidly approaching, the ACA Management Platform delivers in-depth, actionable information to the market at a pivotal time for organizations. "We have a strong partnership with Equifax over the years and, through their forward thinking they have an easy outsourced process to help track, monitor, report and manage our full-time, part-time compliance requirements through the ACA Management Platform. It is these types of innovations that strengthen our relationship with Equifax and allow us to focus on serving our customers," commented Keith Morrison, Global Executive director, Compensation & Benefits for Whole Foods Market.