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Managing Unemployment Insurance Costs: 2015 Update

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Employer paid unemployment insurance taxes and costs in many states have become a burden. Employers in some states have seen their UI tax liabilities increased by more than 300 percent. In many states UI taxes and liabilities can have a significant impact the bottom line. While for an increasing number of employers higher state UI tax liabilities have become the most obvious risk created by employee separations and unemployment insurance claims, unemployment insurance claims also increasingly expose organizations to other potential liabilities. From wage and hour violations for misclassifying independent contractors to providing plaintiffs with discovery opportunities in other employment litigation, UI claims represent significant potential threat.

Why should you Attend?

This webinar provides an update on federal and state UI issues, assesses the risks and costs associated with UI taxes and benefits, and discusses effective UI tax management and cost control techniques.

Effectively managing your organization's unemployment insurance tax liability and costs provides your organization with the opportunity to improve its talent management results, improve its hiring and onboarding processes, enhance its performance management and discipline procedures, and reduce its exposure to discrimination and wrongful discharge claims. Effectively managing your UI management liability and costs also allows your organization to assess human capital risks, measure supervisor and manager performance, more accurately allocate resources, and have a positive impact on the bottom line.

Areas Covered:

  • Gain an understanding of key unemployment insurance issues
  • Discuss the strategic issues of employment stabilization and employee separation management
  • Learn to identify and assess the risks associated with the federal-state UI program
  • Discuss the financial implications of UI liabilities
  • Learn how sound HR management practices reduce your organization's exposure to UI liabilities and costs
  • Identify and use UI Key Performance Indicators (KPIs)

Who will benefit?

  • HR professionals
  • Payroll managers
  • UI Specialists
  • Operations managers
  • CFOs
  • Risk managers
  • External and Internal Auditors

Registration Options

Avail 12 months unlimited access for a single user.

Material shipped within 15 days post webinar completion & get life time access for unlimited participants.

Speaker Details

Ronald Adler

Ronald Adler

Human Resource Consultant

Ronald Adler is the president and CEO of Laurdan Associates, a veteran-owned, human resource management consulting firm in Potomac, Md., specializing in HR audits, employment practices liability risk management, benchmarking and HR metrics, strategic HR, employee surveys, and unemployment insurance management issues. Mr. Adler has more than 38 years of HR consulting experience working with U.S. and international firms, small businesses and non-profits, insurance companies and brokers, and employer organizations.

Refund Policy

Participants/Registrants for our live events, may cancel up to 72 hours prior to the start of the live session and ComplyArena will issue a letter of credit to be used towards any of ComplyArena's future events. The letter of credit will be valid for 12 months.

ComplyArena will process refund in cases where the event has been cancelled and is not rescheduled within 90 days from the original scheduled date of the webinar. In case if a live webinar is cancelled, participants/registrants may choose between recorded version of the course or a refund. Refunds will not be processed to participants who do not show up for the webinar. A webinar may be cancelled due to unavoidable circumstances, participants will be notified 24 hours before the scheduled start of the event. Contact us via email: or call +1-888-222-5917 (Toll Free).