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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.
NOTICE TO EMPLOYERS
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.
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.
This is official notice of the partial federal government shutdown as of December 22, 2018.
The 2019 Annual UI Tax Rate Notices are now available on the Georgia Department of Labor (GDOL) Employer Portal.
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Workers in seven Georgia counties affected by Hurricane Michael have until Nov.
The Department's new registration system is now available to employers and minors in the entertainment industry. All such employers and minors must complete registration in order to comply with state law and regulations.
The Georgia Department of Labor (GDOL) is closely monitoring the progress of Hurricane Michael and have staff and other mobile resources on standby to address the needs of impacted dislocated workers and employers. For more information please call GDOL Disaster Response at 1-844-283-0997 (option