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  • Illinois Narrows 'Disqualifying Misconduct' for Unemployment Insurance Benefits Claims Purposes

    Date:
    February 11, 2016

    A recent amendment to Illinois law and an Illinois Supreme Court ruling have clarified the meaning of "misconduct" that disqualifies a former employee from collecting unemployment insurance (UI) benefits. While both the new law and the ruling provide needed guidance, employers in the state may find it harder to fight a benefit claim on this basis if they do not have specific policies in place.

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News: Compliance with federal (FUTA) and state (SUTA) unemployment insurance taxes and employer options for reducing their tax rates.