US Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration, "Significant Provisions of State Unemployment Insurance
Laws Effective January 2019," https://oui.doleta.gov/unemploy/content/sigpros/2010-2019/January2019.pdf.
* Increasing workforce development and job training funding by using money from the state unemployment insurance
Hidden fees go up when state unemployment insurance
benefits become more generous.
According to Sterling, that's significant since people who are unexpectedly laid off quickly discover that state unemployment insurance
alone is not enough to cover mortgage payments, tuition, or medical bills.
During the Great Recession, state unemployment insurance
systems faced unequal burdens depending on how well their accounts within the federal Unemployment Trust Fund (UTF) were funded and how severely they were hit by the recession.
When the president signs a back-pay bill, states decide how - and even whether - to reclaim money back from the federal employees who received state unemployment insurance
during the shutdown.
QCEW produces a comprehensive tabulation of employment and wage information for workers covered by state unemployment insurance
laws and federal workers covered by the Unemployment Compensation for Federal Employees program.
The bill analysis on that proposal said that as many as 40 percent of construction workers were working "off the books - resulting in close to $9 million a year in lost revenue in a single area of the state as a result of unpaid state unemployment insurance
taxes and federal taxes."
Using a rare administrative dataset from Washington State that combines students' quarterly transcript records with earning records from the state Unemployment Insurance
system, this study relies on two causal strategies: first, an individual fixed effects strategy that takes advantage of the quarterly nature of the data to control for unobserved and time-invariant differences among students, and second, an instrumental variable--difference-in-differences framework that takes advantage of the fact that there is an exogenous supply of retail jobs during the winter holidays.
Deval Patrick has signed a $127 million spending plan designed in part to help local business owners by freezing their contributions to the state Unemployment Insurance
Trust Fund at current levels.
Our second article in this issue examines changes in federal and state unemployment insurance
legislation in 2011.