The 37th Annual National UI Issues Conference


UWC (Strategic Services on Unemployment & Workers’ Compensation) has announced registration is now open for the conference on unemployment insurance issues. This is an annual event where experts across the country gather to conduct sessions and workshops. You need not be a member of UWC to attend. Some details below:

  • Date: June 27-29, 2018
  • Location: Austin Texas Sheraton Hotel
  • Tickets: $200-$5000 (early bird pricing ends May 26)
  • Hotel: Conference attendees receive discounted rate
  • Registration: You can register here for this event.
What topics will this event cover?
  • UI 101 Basics
  • Review of the Economy and Impact on Unemployment
  • National Unemployment Insurance Program Update
  • National Unemployment Insurance Legislative Update
  • Competing Visions of the Future of Unemployment Insurance
  • Paid Family Leave and UI Eligibility
  • How to Improve State UI Trust Fund Solvency Before the Next Recession
  • How does pre and post-employment drug testing work? Who does it? How is it done? How can it work in UI administration?
  • UI Claims Appeal Mock Hearing Workshop
  • UI Automated System Developments and Impacts on Employers
  • Roundtable Discussion of Individual State UI Law and Policy Issues
  • Review of FUTA and SUTA Tax Status and Projections
  • The Debate about Expanded Quarterly Wage Reports to Include Occupation Information
  • Integrity Best Practices, Benefit Overpayment Recovery and Collection
  • Reemployment Eligibility Assessments and Reemployment Services – Innovations

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