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Joint Legislative Task Force on
Unemployment Insurance Benefit Equity

Task Force Meetings

 

June 29, 2005

Agenda

Staff Presentations
Overview of Unemployment Insurance Claim and Tax Process (PowerPoint)
Timeline Chart (PDF)

July 26, 2005

Agenda

Witness Presentations
Vision Statement - Employer Caucus
Testimony - Bob Watt, Boeing Commercial Airplanes
Vision Statement - Senator Linda Parlette
Forecasting Models - Judy Johnson, Employment Security Department
Presentation on Forecasting Models - Judy Johnson, Employment Security Department
Recommended Assumptions to use in Processing UI Data Requests - Employment Security Department

September 21, 2005

Agenda

Witness Presentations
Presentation on Macro Data, Macro Data Questions, Macro Data Binder - Judy Johnson, Employment Security Department
Presentation - Dr. Vroman, The Urban Institute
Recommended Assumptions to use in Processing UI Data Requests (Final Draft - 9/2/2005) - Employment Security Department

October 5, 2005

Agenda

Witness Presentations
Presentation - Wayne Vroman, The Urban Institute
Repeat Claimant Charts, Employment Security Department
Recommended Assumptions to use in Processing UI Data Requests (Final Draft - 9/2/2005) - Employment Security Department

October 20, 2005

Agenda

Witness Presentations
Presentation - Wayne Vroman, The Urban Institute 
Employer Distribution - Employment Security Department
Seasonality Provisions - Office of Program Research
Recommended Assumptions to use in Processing UI Data Requests (Final Draft - 9/2/2005) - Employment Security Department

November 17, 2005

Agenda

Witness Presentations
Presentation, Four Year Chart, Seven Year Chart- Wayne Vroman, The Urban Institute
Response to Questions - Employment Security Department
Draft Assumptions for Data Requests - Judy Johnson, Employment Security Department

December 1, 2005

Agenda

Witness Presentations
Report on Voluntary Quits - Kaminura, Employment Security Department
Presentation on Repeat Claims - Judy Johnson, Employment Security Department
Additional Information on Repeat Claims - Employment Security Department
Presentation on Cost Savings Under 2ESB 6097 - Wayne Vroman, The Urban Institute
Additional Information on Cost Savings, Tax Rates Under 2ESB 6097 - Employment Security Department

January 4, 2006

Agenda

Witness Presentations
Labor Caucus Recommendations
Business Caucus - Data Request - Comparing No WBA/Social Tax Sunset to Existing Law (12/28/2005)
Business Caucus - Data Request - Comparing EHB 2255 Made Permanent to Existing Law (12/14/2005)
Business Caucus - Data Request - E-Mail Message from Smith to Gee (12/20/2005)
Presentation - Chris Cheney, Washington Growers League

February 10, 2006

Agenda 

Substitute Senate Bill 6885 
Senate Bill Report for 6885 
Fiscal Note

Witness Presentations
SSB 6685 Scenario Assumptions-Data - ESD
SSB 6685 Summary of Data Modeling - ESD