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2010 UI and TDI Quick Reference (Archived)
Effective January 1, 2010 - June 30, 2010
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UNEMPLOYMENT
INSURANCE

TEMPORARY DISABILITY
INSURANCE

TAXABLE WAGE BASE

$19,000

$57,900

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)

0.21%

NEW EMPLOYER RATE

2.30% (+0.21%JDA)

NONE (Employee Tax)

EMPLOYEE WAGE DEDUCTION

NONE (employer payroll tax)

1.2% of first $57,900 earned

WAITING PERIOD

7 days - beginning on a Sunday

7 days- beginning on a Sunday (paid retroactively if customer is out for 28 consecutive days or more from the effective date of the claim)

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 $7.40/hour.

$8,880 in base period wages; or $1,480 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 $2,960.

ELIGIBILITY - NONMONETARY
(based on a Minimum Wage of $7.40/hour.)

Worked for a subject employer and unemployed through no fault.

Worked for a subject employer and have medically certified disability.

WEEKLY BENEFIT RATE

4.62% of total high quarter wages in base period.

MIN. WEEKLY BENEFIT AMOUNT

$68 per week

$69 per week

MAX. WEEKLY BENEFIT AMOUNT

$546 per week

$694 per week

DEPENDENT'S ALLOWANCE

Greater of $10 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

$682 per week

$936 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 $7.40 per hour effective January 1, 2007
 

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Rhode Island Department of Labor and Training
Labor Market Information
1511 Pontiac Avenue
Cranston, RI 02920-4407

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