IMPORTANT MESSAGE REGARDING YOUR WORKSHARE PLAN
The Department of Unemployment Assistance is pleased to announce that beginning on July 1st, you will be able to use the new UI Online system to set up a WorkShare plan and to complete your weekly WorkShare benefit payment requests for your employees.
WorkShare - A Smart Alternative to Layoffs
If your company needs to reduce payroll costs because of a temporary decline in business, the WorkShare Program is your alternative to layoffs. WorkShare allows an employer to reduce the hours of work for employees in an entire company (or a small unit or department) and the employees receive UI benefits to supplement their reduced wages.
Your Business Advantage
When you develop a WorkShare Plan, you:
- Keep your skilled, trained workers
- Reduce future hiring and retraining costs
- Avoid disruption in your business operations
- Remain prepared for future business growth
- Maintain worker productivity
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