Managing risks in the workplace

Managing risks in the workplace

Employers have an important role in promoting the health and safety of employees and managing risks in the workplace. As we are all aware, the use and abuse of opioid painkillers has emerged as a critical issue, reaching beyond the stereotypes of “addicts and drug seekers.“ From 1999 to 2013, the amount of prescription opioids

Massachusetts rolls out EMAC program

Massachusetts rolls out EMAC program

Effective 1/1/18, Massachusetts rolls out EMAC program. Employer Medical Assistance Contribution Supplement. This comes after an Act Further Regulation Employer Contributions to Health Care was passed and signed into law August 2017. This modification to the unemployment insurance rate schedule was created to temporarily supplement and assist in the cost of publicly-subsidized health coverage. This

Are low unemployment rates impacting your organization?

Are low unemployment rates impacting your organization?

As February came to a close, another new low was announced in terms of the four week moving average of weekly new claims filed.  In the week ending February 24, 2018 the advance figure for seasonally adjusted initial claims was 210,000, a decrease of 10,000 from the previous week’s revised level. This is the lowest

Record Low for UI Claims filed

Record Low for UI Claims filed

The Unemployment Insurance Weekly Claims Report Update dated February 8, 2018 marks another record low for unemployment claims filed. In the week ending February 3, the advance figure for seasonally adjusted initial claims was 221,000, a decrease of 9,000 from the previous week’s unrevised level of 230,000. The 4-week moving average was 224,500, a decrease

Happy 12 Year Anniversary!

Happy 12 Year Anniversary!

12 years ago today, Employers Edge was formed with the mission to support and serve employers nationwide as a responsive, innovative quality provider of unemployment cost control services. We subsequently added employment & income verification and electronic I-9 services in order to make our customers work lives easier – freeing up both financial and human

Ceridian’s SKO Partner Summit

Ceridian’s SKO Partner Summit

We’re thrilled to be participating in Ceridian’s SKO Partner Summit this month. The summit is designed to strengthen partnerships with an overview of 2018 plans, and how we can all work together to best serve the needs of our mutual clients. Ceridian is a an award-winning human capital management technology company serving organizations across the

2018 taxable wage bases

2018 taxable wage bases

2018 taxable wage bases for each of the 53 unemployment jurisdictions. Happy Holidays! We are starting to wrap up the year and have updated our taxable wage base resource as we get ready to head into 2018. You can find this chart below and in our resource section.• The 2018 wage base values colored black on this chart

Live on UI Sides in CT

Live on UI Sides in CT

Employers Edge is pleased to announce that we are now live on UI SIDES (Unemployment Insurance Separation Information Data Exchange System) in Connecticut, which is the 49th state to partner with us on this game changing innovation. As an award-winning industry leader on UI SIDES, Employers Edge is currently live in more states (49) than any of

Happy Thanksgiving!

Happy Thanksgiving!

  As we head into the hustle and bustle of year-end activities, we wanted to take moment to say send our best wishes for a healthy and happy holiday season.     We are grateful for so much this year, including our clients, our team, 12 years in business, and 12 straight years of stable and sustainable growth.   What are you grateful today?