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POLICY #8.5.4 
SUBJECT: Unemployment Insurance


I. PURPOSE

The purpose of this Policy is to provide unemployment insurance for workers under the Utah Employment Security Act.


II. REFERENCES

  1. Utah Code § 35A-4 Utah Employment Security Act

III. DEFINITIONS

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IV. POLICY

  1. The Utah Employment Security Act provides unemployment insurance payments for unemployed workers, and establishes a statewide system of employment offices which provide job placement services and related economic forecasting and reporting activities.
  2. SUU participates in the Utah Employment Security Act as a Reimbursable Employer. Reimbursable Employers are liable for payments in lieu of contributions and pay to the Department of Workforce Services an amount equal to the benefits paid to former employees. These payments are due and payable monthly. Reimbursable employers do not currently pay for any administrative expenses of the unemployment insurance program.

V. RELEVANT FORMS/LINKS

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VI. QUESTIONS/RESPONSIBLE OFFICE

The responsible office for this Policy is the Vice President for Finance and Administration. For questions about this Policy, contact the Office of Human Resources.


VII. POLICY ADOPTION AND AMENDMENT DATES

Date Approved: November 2, 1990

Amended: September 23, 2005