As part of the recently adjourned Special Session of the Illinois General Assembly, the Illinois Unemployment Insurance Act was amended to address COVID-related issues. Join Scott Cruz, Labor and Employment Attorney at Greensfelder Hemker & Gale PC for an informative webinar as he discusses how employers are impacted and strategies employers should utilize to comply and protect their operations from unemployment related claims during this COVID-19 pandemic.
Additional topics will include the following:
1. How will my UI tax rate be impacted by workers furloughed or laid off because of
2. What can I do if a previously laid off or furloughed employee refuses to come back to work and wishes to continue to collect UI benefits?
3. What can I do if a current employee refuses to come to work based on a fear of
COVID-19 and subsequently applies for UI benefits.