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2024 National UI Issues Conference Highlights

The National Foundation for Unemployment Compensation and Workers’ Compensation hosted the 2024 National Unemployment Insurance Issues Conference, June 26-June 28, 2024 at The Davenport Grand, Autograph Collection Hotel in Spokane, WA.

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2023 Unemployment Insurance Issues Conference

The National Foundation for Unemployment Compensation and Workers' Compensation hosted the 2023 National Unemployment Insurance Issues Conference June 28-30, 2023 at the Renasant Convention Center in Memphis, TN. 

2023 UI Issues Conference Program (with links to presentations)

The conference agenda included a review of the remaining impacts of the COVID-19 recession and current issues in economic recovery and plans before the next recession.  Specific topics included:
  • UI 101 Basics
  • Roll Call of Recent State Law Changes, New UI Legislation and Lawsuits
  • Review of the Economy and Impact on Unemployment
  • National Unemployment Insurance Program Update
  • National Unemployment Insurance Legislative Update
  • Improving UI Through Collaboration
  • UI Modernization Initiative and Implementation
  • UI Trust Fund Solvency
  • Benefit Charge and Tax Audit Issues
  • Current Federal Conformity and Compliance Issues
  • Roundtable Discussion on UI Law and Policy Issues
  • Rethinking Return to Work
  • Expanding Quarterly Wage Reports Requirements
  • Integrity Best Practices
  • UI Appeals and Mock Hearing
  • UI Tax Filing and Payments
  • UI Benefit Overpayment and Recovery
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