COVID-19 & Weekly Benefit Amounts

By August 3, 2020August 7th, 2020COVID-19

Several states updated their weekly benefit amounts (WBAs) recently. The maximum WBAs changed in the following states: Montana’s will be $552 effective 7/5/20, North Dakota’s will be $640 effective 7/5/20, Kentucky’s will be $569 effective 7/1/20, and Colorado’s will be $590 effective 7/1/20.


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Mike Parker

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Mike has 30 years of experience in unemployment cost control management, and has been with Thomas & Company for 25 years. He is the primary contact with state agencies building strong relationships, lobbying for opportunities that increase quality of service and efficiencies, and insuring compliance with state specific requirements. He works with the client service team, answering technical questions related to the unemployment insurance programs administered by the individual states and oversees the processes associated with wage audits and fraudulent claim inquiries. Mike is a member of the SIDES Operations Committee and currently sits on four Operations Committee subcommittees.

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