CA Retires Title XII loan

CA Retires Title XII loan

The State of California recently retired their Title XII loan, which at one point exceeded $8 billion.  Title XII loans were made available to States following the Great Recession, which began in 2007.   The Title XII loans allowed States to continue paying Unemployment Insurance claims during the recession.  In exchange for receiving these loans, States

2018 SHRM – Chicago

2018 SHRM – Chicago

We had an incredible time at SHRM 2018 in Chicago. With over 17,000 paid attendees, this world renowned HR event offered unparalleled learning and networking opportunities. Thanks to everyone who stopped by our booth. It is our great honor to help you maintain your edge with our award winning unemployment cost control, employment verification and

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

Why outsource unemployment claims management?

Why outsource unemployment claims management?

We’ve had a few growing companies reach out recently to ask us this question: “Why should we outsource unemployment claims?” If you are trying to decide whether to get support with your company’s unemployment claims management process, we’d love to help you talk through the process. Stop by our booth 1618 if you’re in Chicago next

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