Comparison of State Unemployment Laws

The Comparison of State Unemployment Insurance Laws provides state-by-state information on workers covered, benefit eligibility, methods of financing and other areas of interest in the UI program. It also includes information on the temporary disability programs operated in six states. The Comparison is published annually. This edition reflects the status of state laws enacted as of January 1, 2012.

Table of Contents
Monetary Entitlement
Extensions and Special Programs
Nonmonetary Eligibility
Temporary Disability Insurance
Appendix I
Appendix II
Errata Sheet

* Coverage chapter has been amended; see Errata Sheet.

If you have any questions please contact Loryn Lancaster at 202-693-2994 or Agnes Wells at (202) 693-2996.

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