What Does the Unemployment Compensation Process Look Like

The steps leading up to an unemployment insurance claim are pretty obvious – an employee is let go for one reason or another. After that, there are several steps that both employee and employer must go through. Read more

How to Handle Overpaying Unemployment Benefits

Overpayments on insurance benefits are, unfortunately, all too common in the United States. A national statistic states that these overpayments top $3 billion. The good news is if you’re a part of that number, you don’t need to stay there. Here’s how to handle overpaying unemployment benefits. Read more

What You Need to Know About Federal Unemployment Tax Liability

Running your own business comes with a lot of considerations that all fall on you, including unemployment insurance and the tax that funds it. Your understanding of these areas most likely depends on your level of experience and how long you’ve been running your own business. Here’s a brief overview to explain what you need to know about federal unemployment tax liability. Read more

Benefits of Using Video Evidence in Unemployment Hearings

If a picture is worth 1,000 words, then a video can be worth thousands of saved dollars, at least when it comes to unemployment insurance. Video technology has evolved over the years, serving as a valuable tool for surveillance and monitoring. While it provides real-time support, it can also assist in situations down the line, including unemployment insurance hearings. Read more

How Medical Marijuana is Impacting Unemployment Claims

Right now, the use of marijuana in the country is a hot topic. As more states are legalizing it for medicinal purposes, others are moving to legalize it without a prescription. Regardless of your opinion, as an employer, you need to be aware of these changes to your business. Read more

Why the UI Integrity Act is So Important

Unless you have dedicated unemployment insurance staff, the work involved with claims and paperwork likely falls to human resources or another employee with an equally full plate. As a result, inaccuracies occur, deadlines are missed, and you realize that right now, UI isn’t being handled as well as you like, but what can you do? Read more