Emergency Rule: UI benefits for federal workers

The Employment Security Department has adopted emergency rules that deem federal employees who, on or after December 22, 2018, are not being paid timely solely due to a lapse in appropriations “unemployed” and eligible for unemployment benefits. Additionally, these federal employees are not required to register for work or look for other work beginning with the first week of the employee's claim and ending the week the federal government appropriates funding to pay the individual’s wages. Finally, the rule makes clear that a federal employee receiving back pay shall reimburse the Employment Security Department for benefits paid.


CR 103  |  Emergency rules  |  Letter Rescinding Emergency Rules  

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