Thursday, April 20, 2017
11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Unemployment Compensation Benefits, Relief from Charges and Separation Eligibility; Voluntary Quit Issues; and Willful Misconduct— Unemployment Compensation remains a complicated and ever-evolving area of employment law, as well as a large cost to businesses. Keeping on top of the latest changes, as well as understanding what you need to do to comply with filing UC benefits, and how to handle voluntary quit and willful misconduct issues, are confusing areas for many HR professionals and benefits specialists.
The PA Chamber presents Donna M. Griffin, an Employment Security Specialist from the Office of UC Benefits Policy (OUCBP) and the Department of Labor and Industry to provide the answers you need on the latest changes, how and when UC benefits apply, and how to handle different situations businesses face, helping you eliminate mistakes and potentially saving your company money. We will cover:
- Understanding UC Benefits, Relief from Charges and Separation Eligibility
- Who is eligible to receive benefits
- Requirements for new hires
- Separation fact-finding issues
- How to determine relief from charges
- Voluntary quit scenarios— what to do in different situations such as employee health issues, voluntary layoffs and employees leaving for personal reasons
- Willful Misconduct
- What is considered a willful misconduct problem and when to apply UC benefits, if at all
- How to handle UC in a variety of willful misconduct situations such as absenteeism and tardiness, drug and alcohol abuse, insubordination and profanity, damage to equipment, violation of business rules, dishonesty, and more
- The Latest Update on Recent Changes to the UC Law
Contact the Event Hotline for further information regarding this event: 877 866-8965