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The Differences Between An In-Person and Telephone Court Hearing

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In-Person or Telephone Court Hearing? When it comes to the unemployment hearing process, there are two main ways the claimant and employer can participate: in-person and over the phone (telephone court hearing).  There are advantages and...

Employers Should Know What a Prevailing Wage Is About

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New York State Prevailing Wage Overview “Prevailing wages” are established and updated annually by the State Departments of Labor, based on the findings of the semi-annual Occupational Employment Statistics (OES) survey of employers.  The New...

GSC Conference | Anthony Paradiso at the SHRM Garden State Council Conference

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GSC Conference Anthony Paradiso, Senior Account Executive, with Industrial U.I. Services, attended the SHRM Garden State Council Conference in Atlantic City from October 15-17th.  Anthony is also the Diversity & Inclusion Co-Director with the...

Learn More About Unemployment Insurance from Our UI Experts

Learn From Our UI Experts Understanding the ins and outs of unemployment insurance (UI) can be difficult – especially for employers. It’s complicated to keep track of all the specific laws which govern the UI process. Many HR professionals...

Top 3 Mistakes Employers Make with the UI Process

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UI Process When faced with terminating an employee, it’s sometimes a struggle for employers to know the nuances of the Unemployment Insurance (UI) system. As they go through the complicated UI process, they should be sure they don’t make any of...

Employer Contesting Unemployment? Protect Your UI Tax Rate

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Employer Contesting Unemployment For the month of July, the national unemployment rate dropped to 4.3 percent. Since the beginning of the year, employers have added almost 900,000 new jobs, but despite this positive data, there are still millions...

Understanding the Unemployment Hearing Process

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Unemployment Hearing Process At one time or another, employers may be faced with attending an Unemployment Insurance (UI) hearing. These unemployment hearings are designed to handle UI disputes and they are used to determine eligibility of UI...

HIPAA Compliance Training – The 5 Most Common HIPAA Violations Employers May Face

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HIPAA Compliance Training There are important laws put in place to safeguard patient health information. The most well-known healthcare protection law is the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act or HIPAA. Without proper HIPAA...

A Case for Building a Better Termination Process

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A Better Termination Process This article was originally published in the June 2017 newsletter from HR PRO, a committee in the NYC SHRM organization. In a unique turn of events, James Comey, former FBI Director, was terminated by President...

Should an Employer Contest an Employee’s Unemployment Claim?

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Unemployment Costs There are a few reasons why an employee who has been terminated may not receive their unemployment insurance (UI) benefits (see our article on denying unemployment benefits). It mostly depends upon the circumstances surrounding...