4 Ways to Protect Your District's Unemployment Account

A new webinar provides an additional way to protect your district's unemployment account - by protecting your district against fraud.

Record unemployment has touched every industry over the last few months, including school districts. Rises in the number of unemployment claims will likely lead to increases in coverage contributions in the next year. However, school district employers can act now to protect their unemployment compensation accounts. Here are four things members can do:

  1. Review for reasonable assurance
  2. Correct for double payments
  3. Appeal reimbursements
  4. Create an account with the Texas Workforce Commission

Click here to read the full article, published July 6, 2020 in InsideRM.

On Wednesday, November 4, 2020, TASB Risk Management Fund will host a webinar on protecting against unemployment compensation fraud. Below is a description and registration link.

Let’s Pull Back the Curtain on Unemployment Fraud

Wed, Nov 4, 2020 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM CST

The unemployment compensation system is designed to ensure eligible Texans get the benefits they are entitled to. Sadly, the state has seen a surge in scammers cheating the system during the pandemic.

Join us for this Fund member webinar and learn how to protect your budget from the consequences of unemployment compensation fraud. Our expert will pull back the curtain on red flags for common scams, including identity theft, and show you how to stamp them out.

Presenter: James Ezell, Unemployment Compensation Attorney, TASB Risk Management Services
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