2020 UI Tax Rate Notices Available

The 2020 Annual UI Tax Rate Notices are now available on the Georgia Department of Labor (GDOL) Employer Portal.

Online UI Appeals Now Available

Employers and claimants can now file appeals on unemployment insurance claims online.

House Bill 373 UI Law Changes

House Bill (HB) 373 was signed into law by Governor Brian Kemp on May 11, 2019, changing certain provisions of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated (O.C.G.A.) Title 34, Chapter 8. The following law changes are effective July 1, 2019.

Benefit Year

Requirements for Reporting Valid Social Security Numbers

NOTICE TO EMPLOYERS

Join SIDES E-Response

The State Information Data Exchange System (SIDES) E-Response is a free, secure, online application that enables employers to receive and respond to requests for separation information on Unemployment Insurance (UI) claims electronically.

Back Pay for Furlough Federal Employees

President Trump signed legislation ending the partial shutdown of the federal government and awarded back pay of wages for the furlough period. Federal employees were allowed to return to work effective Saturday, January 26, 2019.

Federal Employees Furlough Information

This is official notice of the partial federal government shutdown as of December 22, 2018.
 

2019 Employer Tax Rates Now Available

The 2019 Annual UI Tax Rate Notices are now available on the Georgia Department of Labor (GDOL) Employer Portal.

Employer Unemployment Insurance News

View important news regarding Unemployment Insurance (UI), including:

Disaster Unemployment Assistance

Workers in seven Georgia counties affected by Hurricane Michael have until Nov.