Established in 1933, UWC – Strategic Services on Unemployment & Workers’ Compensation (UWC) is the only broad-based, country-wide association exclusively devoted to representing the interests of the business community on national unemployment insurance (UI) and workers’ compensation (WC) public policy issues.
Unemployment Insurance News
CBO Projects FY 2018 Parental Leave Program would increase federal spending by $22 billion and raise UI [...]
President Trump’s FY 2018 Budget Includes $13 billion UI tax Increase to pay for Required Paid Parental Leave
The President’s FY 2018 Budget was released today and contains a number of items that impact Unemployment [...]
President Trump Signs Resolution to Disallow US DOL Drug Testing Regulations That Limit Agency Testing
(Photo by Ron Sachs - Pool/Getty Images) President Trump today signed HJ Res 42 disallowing [...]
Workers’ Compensation News
US DOL Requests OMB Authority to Expand Surveys to Search for Occupational Injury and Illness Underreporting
On March 7th The Department of Labor (DOL) submitted the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) sponsored information [...]
On January 4, 2017, as part of the wave of federal regulations filed late in the administration, [...]
Comments due by October 26 The US Department of Labor on August 26, 2016 filed proposed rules [...]
We rely on UWC to provide us with advance notice of legislative initiatives involving unemployment compensation — the UWC allows us to take a look over the edge of the horizon on federal and state legislative issues. Staying ahead of legislative issues is a great value for all employers.