Webinar Highlights: Top HR Unemployment Documentation Tips

HR Unemployment Documentation and Risk HR unemployment documentation can open up your organization to risk, including a higher tax rate.   Let us show you how to reduce both, by stopping common unemployment documentation mistakes. We pulled together top tips from our Best Practices in HR Unemployment Documentation webinar that you can view right now! Hear [Read More…]

7 Top HR Unemployment Challenges

Changing Regulations and other HR Unemployment Challenges As a busy HR professional, you’ve been dealing with many unique challenges your whole career. Handling your company’s unemployment claims process is not without its hurdles. However, you aren’t alone! Here are 7 of the Top HR Unemployment Management Challenges facing your peers. Click HERE to download the [Read More…]

Unlock the Power Behind your Unique Impact Rate

What does your Win Rate and Impact Rate Reveal?  Many Unemployment Cost Management (UCM) providers push Win Rate as the defining metric regarding the health of your program.  However, if you’re only looking at the cases you opted to pursue, is that really telling the whole story?  We didn’t think so, which is why we [Read More…]

Is your state the highest for unemployment overpayments?

14 States are Above a 14% Improper Payment Rate Unemployment overpayments remain a problem, despite UI Integrity.  How much of a problem? Try $3.77 Billion or 12.06% of all unemployment claims.1  At the individual level, this means a $3,000 impact to employers for a single improper unemployment claim, and that’s on the low end.  Click [Read More…]

The Insider Guide for Staffing Down After the Holidays

Best Practices to Follow when Terminating Seasonal Employees Now that the busy Holiday Season is behind us, retail and other industries are facing the task of staffing down to normal levels.  This can stretch an already burdened HR department. More paperwork. More unemployment claims. However, there are things that can be done to lessen administrative [Read More…]

Which States Require You to Provide Workers With a Separation Notice?

Separation Notice Forms by State for Employment Status Change Did you know 15 states require employers to provide their workers with a separation notice upon employment status change? This includes separations from discharges, layoffs, and leaves of absence. Some states require these notices to happen within the first 24-hours, while others give you three days.  An [Read More…]

Webinar Replay: Unemployment Mock Hearing

During our recent unemployment webinar, Burden of Proof: An Unemployment Mock Hearing, we took our attendees straight into a live re-enactment of a real unemployment case. Most seasoned HR pros know that the heat is on when they receive notice of an unemployment hearing. From preparing the witnesses to ensuring documents are submitted as evidence [Read More…]

Nearly No Touch Wage Audit Solution

We get it. In theory wage audit requests are a simple procedure to verify wages and unemployment benefits. As many employers know, this seemingly simple procedure can bring some big challenges: Incorrect format: State agencies require data to be submitted in a specific format, which typically doesn’t match employers’ payroll format. Employee time and resources: [Read More…]

Wage Audit: Nearly No-touch Solution Available

Wage Audit requests can create a significant administrative strain on employers, and the burden seems to be growing. Over the past few years, wage audit frequency has steadily increased, and the process has become more complex. Response guidelines vary by state, employees must often spend hours reformatting data, and states are becoming more diligent about [Read More…]

Wage Audit: Payroll Transcription Required as State Agencies Enforce Response Formats

State agencies have a vested interest in deploying  wage audits, which attempt to identify claimants who simultaneously collect both paycheck and unemployment benefits. According to the United States Department of Labor, nearly $11 of every $100 in unemployment benefits is improperly paid annually; which translates to nearly $3 billion of improperly paid unemployment benefits every [Read More…]