In last year’s budget, we worked closely with the Governor’s office to promote reforms to the Unemployment Insurance system that will bring more fairness and equality for employers.  We also requested that the Department of Labor issue a new Employers Guide to Hearings to help businesses navigate the UI process. Last Friday, the Department of Labor released those guidelines.


We encourage all employers to not only read them, but use them to help ensure that you are not paying frivolous claims.  You can find the new guidelines at