These two major trends in the Unemployment Insurance (UI) industry will have a noticeable impact on how employers manage the unemployment claims process. As a result of overpayments to unemployment claimants during the recent great recession, Congress mandated that the states pass tough UI Integrity laws designed to penalize employers who are responsible for overpayments.
We are very pleased to announce that as of August 20th, Employers Edge will be live with UI SIDES. For those not familiar with UI SIDES, this is a program initiated by the US Dept. of Labor to build a standard interface between state workforce agencies and employers for the purpose of electronically exchanging unemployment