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2014 UI and TDI Quick Reference
Effective July 7, 2014

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UNEMPLOYMENT
INSURANCE
TEMPORARY DISABILITY
INSURANCE
TAXABLE WAGE BASE
    For Employers with tax rates of 9.79%
$20,600
$22,100
$62,700
 
TAX SCHEDULES/TAX RATES- Schedule I: 1.90% to 10.0% 1.2%
Deducted from
Employee's Wages
     Employment Security 1.69% to 9.79%
     Job Development Assessment (JDA)
 
     *Includes 0.3% Interest Assessment
0.51%*
 
NEW EMPLOYER RATE 2.85% (+0.51%JDA) NONE
(Employee Tax)
 
EMPLOYEE WAGE DEDUCTION NONE (employer payroll tax) 1.2% of first $62,700 earned
 
WAITING PERIOD 7 days - beginning on a Sunday

No waiting period as of 7/1/12. Must be unemployed for at least 7 days due to non-job related illness.

BASE PERIOD The first four of the last five completed calendar quarters prior to claim; or last 4 completed quarters if needed to meet minimum earnings requirement.
ELIGIBILITY - MONETARY
Based on a Minimum Wage of $8.00/hour.
$9,600 in base period wages; or $1,600 in one of the base period quarters and total base period wages of at least 1.5 times the highest quarter earnings, and total base period earnings of at least $3,200.
ELIGIBILITY - NONMONETARY
(based on a Minimum Wage of $8.00/hour.)
Worked for a subject employer and unemployed through no fault. Worked for a subject employer and have medically certified disability.
 
WEEKLY BENEFIT RATE 3.85% of average of 2 highest quarter wages in base period. 4.62% of total high quarter wages in base period.
 
MIN. WEEKLY BENEFIT AMOUNT
Based on minimum wage of $8.00/hour
$41 per week $74 per week
 
MAX. WEEKLY BENEFIT AMOUNT
Based on the 2013 average weekly wage of $905.24
$566 per week
Max of $566 or 57.5% of AWW
$770 per week
 
DEPENDENT'S ALLOWANCE Greater of $15 or 5% of weekly
benefit rate (up to 5 deps.)
Greater of $10 or 7% of weekly benefit rate (up to 5 deps.)
 
MAX. WEEKLY BENEFIT AMOUNT WITH MAX. 5 DEPENDENTS $707 per week $1,039 per week
 
MAXIMUM DURATION 26 weeks

30 weeks

 
REASONS FOR DENIAL OF BENEFITS Quit without good cause; fired for misconduct; refusal of suitable work; labor dispute (except lock-out); insufficient earnings in base period. No medical certification; insufficient earnings in the base period. Receipt of unemployment or workers' compensation benefits.
 
BENEFIT APPLICATIONS Call (401) 243-9100 to file. Call (401) 462-8420 for application
 
MINIMUM WAGE $8.00 per hour effective January 1, 2014
 

 
RI Department of Labor and Training
Labor Market Information
Center General Complex
1511 Pontiac Avenue, Cranston, RI 02920

Phone: (401) 462-8740
Fax (401) 462-8766
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