Worker Misclassification Grants: For the second year, the department is awarding grants to increase the ability of state unemployment insurance
tax programs to identify instances where employers improperly classify employees as independent contractors or fail to report the wages paid to workers at all.
Further, the freeze will not have to wait for agreements on other unemployment insurance
reforms and the minimum wage.
The EFDS will initially integrate and analyze data from the Michigan Unemployment Insurance
Agency and the state's Departments of Human Services and Community Health.
States manage their own unemployment insurance
programs during workers' first 26 weeks of joblessness.
The earliest workers who took advantage of of the full 99 weeks of unemployment insurance
would have used up all their benefits around June 2010.
The best evidence suggests that during this current economic downturn both the unemployment rate and duration of unemployment were minimally impacted by unemployment insurance
benefits and the extensions of benefits," says the report, published on July 2.
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Washington, Feb 21 (ANI): Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal has announced that he will decline stimulus money specifically targeted at expanding state unemployment insurance
coverage, becoming the first state executive to officially refuse any part of the federal government's payout to states.
Under the old law, corporate officers are exempt from unemployment insurance
unless their employer elects to cover them and pays unemployment taxes for those individuals.
Alaska's unemployment insurance
system traces its roots to the Great Depression, but the system has evolved with technology changes and distinctive characteristics.
Our annual summaries of developments in State labor and unemployment insurance
legislation are led off by John J.
States have adopted the following uniform order of priority in determining when an individual engaged in interstate employment is "employed" for purposes of remitting state unemployment insurance