Kentucky Unemployment Insurance Benefits Required
The Unemployment Insurance Benefits is an unemployment law poster by the Kentucky Labor Cabinet. This is a mandatory posting for all employers in Kentucky, and businesses who fail to comply may be subject to fines or sanctions.
This poster must be posted in a conspicuous place where all employees will see it. This poster describes who qualifies for Unemployment Insurance and how to file a claim for Unemployment.
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INFORMATION ABOUT UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE BENEFITS EMPLOYERS ARE SUBJECT TO KENTUCKY UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE LAW. YOU MAY BE ELIGIBLE FOR UNEMPLOYMENT BENEFITS IF YOU LOSE YOUR JOB, ARE LAID OFF OR YOUR HOURS ARE REDUCED. TO QUALIFY FOR BENEFITS, YOU MUST • Be unemployed through no fault of your own; • Be able and available to work and making a reasonable effort to obtain new work; and • Register for work when you file your claim. You must al so meet mon etary eligibility requirements based on your earni ngs in the “base period,” the first four of the five completed calendar quarters preceding your claim. These earnings also determine the amount of benefits you may be enti tled to draw. General ly, if you have worked for more than a year and earned at l east $1500 duri ng your base period, you may meet the monetary requirements for a claim. IF YOU LOSE YOUR JOB OR ARE LAID OFF: 1. File your claim within the first week after you become unempl oyed, by filing on the internet at www.oet.ky.gov, or by telephone at 502-875-0442 Monday through Friday, 7:30am-5:30pm ET (this is not a toll-free number). 2. After filing your claim, file continuing claims bi-weekly while you are unemployed, through the web si te or by tol l- free telephone at 877-369-5984 or 877-3MY-KYUI IF YOUR HOURS ARE REDUCED You may be eligible for partial benefits if yo u are still employed by your regular employer but are working less than your normal full-time hours due to la ck of avai lable work. Benefi ts are n ot paid in th e case of reducti on in hours due to total disability, vacation or personal reasons. WORKERS’ COMPENSATION RECIPIENTS If you missed at least seven weeks of earnings due to injury in any quarter during your base period, and were eligible for Workers’ Compensati on (whether or not you drew i t), you may be abl e to use wages e arned before your injury to qualify for unemployment benefits. To qualify, you must f ile your c laim within the first four week s that you a re unemployed following the peri od covered by Worke rs’ Compensation. Contact your nearest Unempl oyment Insurance office for more information. CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE UNEMPLOYMENT BENEFIT FUND ARE PAID BY EMPLOYERS. NO DEDUCTIONS ARE MADE FROM EMPLOYEE WAGES FOR THAT PURPOSE! —DO NOT COMMIT FRAUD— If you make a false statement in claiming benefits, you can be disqualified for up to 52 weeks. You could face other penalties as well including felony charges, fines and possible imprisonment. Also, all benefits fraudulently received must be repaid to the Division of Unemployment Insurance. Interest will accrue and there may be a lien filing fee as well as a lien release fee. POS-UI-5.1 (REV. 11.12) E d u ca t i on and Workforce Development Cabinet Department for Workforce Investment Office of Employment and Training Division of Unemployment Insurance 275 East Main Street Frankfort, KY 40621
Other Kentucky Labor Law Posters 5 PDFS
There are an additional twelve optional and mandatory Kentucky labor law posters that may be relevant to your business. Be sure to also print all relevant state labor law posters, as well as all mandatory federal labor law posters.
|Poster Name||Poster Type|
|Mandatory Workers' Compensation Posting Notice||Workers Compensation Law|
|Mandatory Unemployment Insurance Benefits||Unemployment Law|
|Mandatory Unemployment Insurance Benefits (Spanish)||Unemployment Law|
|Mandatory Safety and Health on the Job (Spanish)||Job Safety Law|
|Mandatory Safety and Health on the Job||Job Safety Law|
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