This course is designed to familiarize information technology professionals and other project staff with the concepts, laws, administrative regulations, and business processes of the Unemployment Insurance (UI) program. It introduces participants to the basics of UI Tax, Benefits and Appeals regulations and processes at both the national and state level. The course starts with a brief overview of the history and purpose of the UI program and describes how UI benefits and administrative costs are funded.
Participants will gain an understanding of the employer’s role in the UI system, including: establishment of an employer account; the reporting of quarterly wages and payment of taxes; how employer rates and charging of benefits are determined; and various enforcement activities within the UI Tax program. The instructors walk participants through the various steps in filing a claim including calculations for a monetary benefit amount and determining claimants’ eligibility for benefits. The training also includes a description of different claim types; UI claimant and employer appeal rights; overpayment determination; adjustments; and fraud issues. The training concludes with an overview of required UI performance measures and Federal and Non-Federal reporting.
Upon completing this course, participants will be able to:
The training targets vendor and contractor staff and project managers currently assigned to or who anticipate being assigned to an Unemployment Insurance Information Technology Modernization project for one or more states. Class size is limited to 30 participants.
The training is an in-person training course conducted as three full-day sessions.
The fee for this training is $650.00 (before April 21, 2017) or $700.00 (after April 21, 2017). This fee will cover daily continental breakfast and lunch, training materials, and other expenses. All participants will be responsible for own travel and hotel accommodations.
Renaissance Hotel Baltimore202 East Pratt StreetBaltimore, Maryland 21202410-547-1200
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