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Cal Poly Pomona

Employment Verifications

Workplace Number for Everyone

When you apply for items such as apartment leases, car loans, mortgages, and other major loans, any requests for verification of your employment should be directed to "The Work Number for Everyone". This service is not available to student assistants and employees who have an hourly position in addition to their full-time/part-time position.

This is a national service used by many major employers which provides employment verification through a fully automated system. The system is available 7 days a week, 24 hours a day.

What you need to know...
A 'verifier' is an organization seeking employment and/or earnings information about you. A verifier can be a bank, loan or credit institution, background check company, or even a prospective employer. Verifiers can obtain the following types of information from the automated system:

Authorization Types


Basic


(Authorization Code NOT REQUIRED)
  • Job Title
  • Total Time with Company

Give The following to the Verifier:

  1. State of California company Code: 10396
  2. Your ID Number*
  3. The number to call for the information, 1-800-367-5690


Basic Plus

(Authorization Code REQUIRED)

  • Includes Basic information, Plus
  • Current pay rate
  • Pay frequency

Give the following to the Verifier:

  1. State of California company Code: 10396
  2. Your ID Number*
  3. An Authorization Code**
  4. The number to call for the information, 1-800-367-5690


Full Verification

(Authorization Code REQUIRED)

  • Includes Basic Plus information, plus
  • Gross earnings for YTD and past two years

Give the following to the Verifier:

  1. State of California company Code: 10396
  2. Your ID Number*
  3. An Authorization Code**
  4. The number to call for the information, 1-800-367-5690

* Your ID Number = The last 6 digits of your Social Security Number + 2 digit month and 2 digit day of your birthday.

** To generate an Authorization Code dial 1-800-EMP-AUTH (1-800-367-2884).

Generating Authorization Codes

You must generate an Authorization code for each verification.

To generate an Authorization Code, dial 1-800-EMP-AUTH (1-800-367-2884). You may have 3 Authorization Codes outstanding. If unused, they will expire after 6 months.

You will need the following to generate Authorization Code:

A six-digit number will be voiced to you over the phone, or shown to you over the internet @ www.theworknumber.com . This is your ONE-TIME USE Authorization Code.

Refer all questions to the Client Service Center at 1-800-996-7566.
The Work Number Client Service Center is available Monday through Friday 7 A.M. to 8 P.M. CST

All requests received in the Human Resource Services Customer Service Center for employment and salary information will be directed to "The Work Number for Everyone".