Unemployment Insurance: Georgia
Federal law and guidance on this subject should be reviewed together with this section.
Author: C. R. Wright, Fisher Phillips
- Most employers are covered by the Employment Security Law. See Employer Coverage.
- Certain requirements must be met in order for individuals to be eligible for unemployment benefits. See Employee Eligibility.
- Minimum and maximum unemployment benefit amounts are set by law. See Benefits.
- An employer must respond in a timely and adequate manner to a notice of an unemployment claim filing or a written request by the Labor Department for information relating to a benefits claim. See Filing Claims.
- Employers are subject to certain notice and posting requirements. See Notice and Posting Requirements.
- Employers must keep certain records for at least four years. See Recordkeeping Requirements.