Are Employers Compensated During Fraudulent UI Claims

Unemployment insurance is no stranger to fraudulent claims, whether intentional or unintentional. In some cases, a claimant may not realize he or she didn’t follow the proper procedures that ultimately led them into a dishonest situation. While this does happen, more often, it is an intentional effort to get more money. Read more

Best Practices to Handling UI Appeals

When you receive an unemployment insurance claim, you have the chance to approve or deny it. Depending on your selection, the former employee making a claim may decide to challenge your decision through an appeal process. Read more

3 Biggest Mistakes Employers Make During Unemployment Insurance Claims

The world of unemployment insurance is complicated enough without the added threat of a lawsuit. You’re already trying to balance all the claims monitoring with hearing dates to make sure you aren’t overpaying. Essentially, you’re trying to avoid making a costly mistake. The bad news is you could be making the error before the claim even comes in. Here are three of the biggest mistakes employers make in the unemployment claims process. Read more

How to Prepare for Disciplinary Action or Termination

It doesn’t matter how long you’ve been in business – disciplining or firing an employee presents its challenges. You might get more comfortable with it in general, but it doesn’t eliminate the stress that can come with knowing you have to deliver bad news. Plus, there’s the added level of pressure on the situation related to potential lawsuits from the employee. Because of this, it’s important to go into that meeting prepared. Here’s what you need to do. Read more

Projected Unemployment Insurance Tax Rates for 2020

As the new year approaches, it’s time to start thinking about potential changes to make in 2020. You might be thinking about fitness, professional development, or travel goals, but there’s one area your company can’t afford to overlook: updated unemployment insurance tax rates. Read more

5 Benefits of Hiring a TPA to Handle Unemployment Insurance Claims

Managing unemployment insurance claims is a part of running your business, but that doesn’t mean your team has the time. The UI process isn’t a ‘one and done’ situation, meaning frequent follow-up and monitoring are required to keep your costs down.

Knowing your team is tied up, what other options do you have? Fortunately, you don’t have the settle for base-level UI claims management. The option of using a TPA, or third-party administration, comes with many benefits for your company. Here are five to consider. Read more