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Illinois Updates to the Unemployment Act

Make sure you are in compliance with Illinois updates to the Unemployment Act.

You will be presented with a comprehensive analysis of often confusing unemployment insurance laws, with specific guidance and insights beneficial to accountants, bookkeepers, CPAs, human resources and payroll professionals. You will learn sensible approaches to reduce exposure to unemployment claims through effective and simple strategies for successfully contesting unemployment claims. The unemployment claims process is unique and to successfully challenge claims employers must have a detailed understanding of the process and key variables that determine whether an individual is eligible for benefits. Recent amendments to the Illinois Unemployment Insurance Act provide employers with more leverage in contesting claims, so it is critical employers understand how to apply these recent changes to the law. The speaker has substantial experience handling unemployment insurance claims and guiding employers through the process to reduce costs associated with unemployment insurance. In addition, the speaker will explain how implementing methods to effectively handle unemployment insurance claims will also help reduce exposure to general employment claims.

Runtime: 96 minutes
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Agenda

Overview of the Illinois Unemployment Insurance Act

  • Unemployment Insurance Basics
  • How the System Works
  • Employer Interest and Involvement With Unemployment Insurance System
  • Understanding Employer Unemployment Rates and Strategies to Reduce the Rate

Employee Eligibility for Benefits

  • Employee or Independent Contractor
  • Sufficient Base Period Wages
  • Registration and Availability for Work
  • Reasonable and Diligent Search for Work
  • Periodic Certification

Disqualification of Benefits

  • General Overview and Recent Amendments to Misconduct Rules
  • Discharge for Misconduct and How Recent Changes in the Law Impact the Analysis
  • Voluntary Termination or Resignation
  • Refusal of Suitable Work
  • Unavailable for Work
  • Special Circumstances

Protesting Unemployment Claims

  • Understanding the Claims Process
  • Key Tips for Challenging Claims and Handling the Hearing Process

Appeal Process and Key Legal Issues Relevant to Appeals

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Applications have not yet been submitted for Delaware, Idaho, Kentucky, Maine, New Hampshire, Ohio, Oklahoma, South Carolina, and Wyoming CLE for this course. However, if you are interested in obtaining CLE for any of the listed states or have any additional credit questions please email us at [email protected] or call us at 866-352-9540.

This course was last revised on August 16, 2017.

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  • IL CLE 1.5
     
  • This course was approved for a total of 1.5 hours of MCLE Credit by the Illinois MCLE Board.
     
  • WI CLE 1.5
     
  • This program has been approved by the Board of Bar Examiners for 1.5 hours for use toward the Wisconsin Mandatory CLE requirement.
     
  • SHRM 1.5
     
  • Lorman Education Services is recognized by SHRM to offer Professional Development Credits (PDCs) for the SHRM-CPSM or SHRM-SCPSM. This program is valid for 1.5 PDC(s) for the SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP. For more information about certification or recertification, please visit www.shrmcertification.org
     

To earn each credit Lorman offers through the OnDemand learning platform, you need to watch 100% of the program. Also, for certain credits you will need to fulfill additional requirements which will be displayed on the "credits" tab when viewing the course.

This program format does NOT qualify, nor meet the National Standard for NASBA accreditation.

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  • IL CLE 1.5
     

This program format does NOT qualify, nor meet the National Standard for NASBA accreditation.

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  • IL CLE 1.5
     

This program format does NOT qualify, nor meet the National Standard for NASBA accreditation.

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Why Lorman?

Over 31 years and 1.4 million customers worth of experience providing continuing education. Our passion is providing you world-class training to help you succeed in business and as a professional.

Faculty

Jonathon Hoag, Esq.

Jonathon Hoag, Esq.

SmithAmundsen LLC

  • Partner of SmithAmundsen LLC’s Labor & Employment Practice Group
  • Defends employers in all types of employment-based claims
  • Substantial experience litigating unemployment claims
  • Member of the Labor & Employment Committee – Illinois Bar Association
  • Co-chair of the Kane County Bar Association’s Labor & Employment Committee
  • Can be contacted at [email protected] or 630-587-7914
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Product ID: 400805
Published 2017
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