Month: October 2018

Louisiana: Separation Report LWC 77

October 25, 2018 - Whenever an employee terminates for a reason that would potentially disqualify him/her from receiving UI benefits, such as a discharge for misconduct, a quit without good cause connected with the work, or a labor dispute, it is important that the employer completes a separation notice within three days after the date on which the separation … Read More

Florida: Disaster Unemployment Assistance (DUA)

October 25, 2018 - The recent destruction of Hurricane Michael displaced many Floridian workers. The Florida Department of Economic Opportunity (DEO) has announced they are currently accepting applications for Disaster Unemployment Assistance (DUA) benefits from following counties:  Bay, Calhoun, Franklin, Gadsden, Gulf, Holmes, Jackson, Liberty, Taylor, Wakulla, Washington, and Leon. Applicants must file by November 14, 2018. Requested supporting documents … Read More

Unemployment Weekly Claims Report for the W/E October 13, 2018

October 19, 2018 - The Unemployment Insurance Weekly Claims report for the week ending October 13, 2018 has been released by the Department of Labor. Seasonally adjusted initial claims: 210,000 4-week moving average: 211,750 Seasonally adjusted insured unemployment rate: 1.20% Seasonally adjusted insured unemployment number: 1,640,000 4-week moving average: 1,653,000 Number of unadjusted claims: 190,017 Unadjusted insured unemployment rate: … Read More

South Carolina: DUA

October 19, 2018 - Following the destruction of Hurricane Florence, Disaster Unemployment Assistance (DUA) has been announced in the following South Carolina counties: Dillon, Horry, Marion, and Marlboro. The deadline to apply for benefits in these counties is October 24, 2018. Documentation of proof of lost income due to the storm may be required during the application process. The … Read More

North Carolina: DUA

October 19, 2018 - Disaster Unemployment Assistance (DUA) has been made available for a number of counties in North Carolina as a result of Hurricane Florence. Workers in the state that are unable to work as a result of this storm may be eligible for benefits. It is important to note that claimants must file within 30 days of … Read More

Unemployment Weekly Claims Report

October 4, 2018 - The Unemployment Insurance Weekly Claims report for the week ending September 29, 2018 has been released by the Department of Labor. Seasonally adjusted initial claims: 207,000 4 week moving average: 207,000 Seasonally adjusted insured unemployment rate: 1.2% Seasonally adjusted insured unemployment number: 1,650,000 4-week moving average: 1,664,500 Number of unadjusted claims: 165,215 Unadjusted insured unemployment … Read More