The New Unemployment wizard allows a user to create unemployment claims for an employee.
The New Unemployment wizard can be accessed from:
Employee Actions menu.
Unemployment main-tree option.
The Add Unemployment Wizard is separated into groups - Employee Lookup, Status, Dates, Note/Document, Options, and Total Charge Value.
Populate the fields according to these definitions and steps:
Employee Lookup Group
Select the criteria to search for an employee from the drop down.
Enter a value for that criteria.
Choose the correct employee from the generated drop-down menu.
A unique number assigned to a claim.
The current status of the unemployment claim - Open, Closed, etc.
Following a review of the claim, the current determination of the claim - Appeal Pending, Benefits Won, Protest Waived, etc.
The reason for the status determination - Company Appeal, Determination - Favorable, etc.
The date the employee submitted the unemployment claim.
The date the claim was received by the employer.
The date the employee's branch was contacted.
The date an appeal for unemployment was determined.
The date the employee's benefits expired.
The date the unemployment claim was initially determined.
A free-text field used to record information about the unemployment claim.
An upload feature used to attach documents to an unemployment claim.
Click Browse. The computer's File Chooser will display.
Navigate to the document that will be attached.
Select the document.
Click Open in the File Chooser. The document will appear in the Attach Document field.
Terminated By Employer
Check box selected if the employee was terminated by their employer from their previous job.
Separation Info Needed
Check box selected if details on the employee's separation from their last employer are needed.
Claim Not Chargeable
Check box selected if the unemployment claim is not chargeable to the employee's previous employer.
Check box selected if the unemployment claim can be protested by the previous employer.
Check box selected if an appeal has been filed.
Total Charge Value
The Start date for the employee's previous employment.
The end date for the employee's previous employment.
Press Calculate to calculate the amount of benefits earned by the employee.
Adjust the multiplication modifier (1=(Cost*.01)) for the total charge. The value selected equals the percentage that the employer will pay for the employee's unemployment funds. For instance, if two employers employed the individual - each for six months - one of the employers would enter "50" as a modifier value. The employer is agreeing to pay 50% of the former employee's unemployment funds.
Displays the total charge for the unemployment claim.