Blog Entries - Unemployment News

Unemployment Tax-Common Rating

November 9, 2017  |  Education, Unemployment News

There is an unemployment tax savings program in Ohio that many employers don’t realize is available, and it is referred to as Common Rating.  The Ohio Common Rating Program is a tax savings program for Ohio

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Are you ready for an Unemployment Tax Audit?

September 10, 2016  |  Education, Unemployment News

Your company has been selected by the state to have your unemployment tax audited.  You probably have tons of questions: Why me? What documentation do I need? What can I expect? There are many reasons the state

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HR Professionals… Do you know?

June 12, 2016  |  Education, Unemployment News

New State Unemployment Penalties The state unemployment agencies want to penalize and even fine your organization if you are not compliant to the new unemployment Section 252 Penalty Ruling now being enforced in Ohio,

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New Statewide Incentives for Hiring the Unemployed

May 14, 2015  |  Education, Unemployment News

The state of Ohio’s Office of Workforce Development, and its counterparts in our neighboring states, are providing incentives for hiring people on unemployment. Through the OWD website, employers now have the

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Happenings Since Extended Unemployment Benefits Ended?

April 14, 2015  |  Education, Unemployment News

A few months back, the Senate failed to move forward on a three-month extension assisting the long-term unemployed.  The House is likely to follow suit and reject the extension as well, undercutting a major aspect

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New Laws and Incentives in Hiring the Unemployed

March 12, 2015  |  Education, Unemployment News

It’s getting to the point that there is so much discrimination against the unemployed that some Democratic lawmakers have introduced a new bill prohibiting employers from considering employment status in hiring

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