U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR
Employment and Training Administration
Washington, D. C. 20210

CLASSIFICATION

UI

CORRESPONDENCE SYMBOL

OWS

ISSUE DATE

June 16, 2000

RESCISSIONS

None

EXPIRATION DATE

Continuing

DIRECTIVE: ET HANDBOOK NO. 401, 3RD EDITION

TO: ALL STATE EMPLOYMENT SECURITY AGENCIES

FROM: LENITA JACOBS-SIMMONS
Deputy Assistant Secretary

SUBJECT: Revised ET Handbook No. 401, Unemployment Insurance Reports Handbook

1.Purpose. To transmit a new edition of ET Handbook No. 401, Unemployment Insurance (UI) Reports Handbook including clarified language and some revisions.

2.Background. The second edition of Handbook 401 was originally published in 1993 and now contains 22 changes. The handbook has become ragged from use in the States. Some State staff report not receiving all changes. This third edition will assure that all changes are incorporated for all users. This edition has also been reformatted to make it more readable.

3.Changes to the ETA 2112, Unemployment Insurance Financial Transaction Summary. Both distribution and amortization of Title IX (Reed Act) Funds are now being reported. An item has been added to show income tax withholding. And finally, reimbursable benefit payment categories have been opened for the Unemployment Trust Fund (UTF) Account for Combined Wage Claim reimbursements within the UTF.

4.Clarification. While instructions were not changed, clarified language was added to a number of reports. Most changes were small,but the reports below should be specifically reviewed.

a)ETA 207, Nonmonetary Determinations Activity Report, ETA 9052, Nonmonetary Detection Time Lapse, Detection Date, and ETA 9053, Nonmonetary Determination Time Lapse, Affected Date Language has been clarified to assure consistency.

b)ETA 218, Benefit Rights and Experience. Language was clarified for non-reportable monetary redeterminations.

c)ETA 5130, Benefit Appeals Report. Language was clarified for dispositions.

d)ETA 9048, Worker Profiling and Reemployment Services Activity. Language has been added to clarify the definition of Number Exempted from Mandatory Participation.

Please note that some reporting instructions may have a date at the bottom of the page that is later than the 5/2000 release date of this edition. In these cases, the date shown is for the effective date of new instructions.

5.OMB Approval. These reporting instructions have been approved under the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1980, under the following OMB numbers with current expiration dates:

ETA No. OMB No. Expiration
ETA 191 1205-0162 07/31/2000
ETA 203 1205-0009 12/31/2002
ETA 204 1205-0164 01/31/2003
ETA 205 1205-0228 12/31/2000
ETA 207 1205-0150 09/30/2001
ETA 218 1205-0177 08/31/2001
ETA 227 1205-0173 10/31/2000
ETA 2112, ETA 8401,
ETA 8403, ETA 8413
ETA 8414
1205-0154 01/31/2003
ETA 538/ETA 539 1205-0028 08/31/2000
ETA 586 1205-0029 11/30/2001
ETA 581 1205-0178 08/31/2002
ETA 5130 1205-0172 09/30/2001
ETA 5159 1205-0010 03/31/2003
ETA 9016 1205-0268 10/31/2001
ETA 9048, 9049 1205-0353 12/31/2000
ETA 9050, ETA 9051,
ETA 9052, ETA 9053,
ETA 9054, ETA 9055,
ETA 9056, ETA 9057
1205-0359 10/31/2001

6.Action Required. Destroy the second edition of ET Handbook No. 401 including changes 1 through 22, and replace with the attached.

7.Inquiries. Address all inquiries to the appropriate ETA Regional Office.

8.Attachment. ET Handbook No. 401, 3rd Edition

Handbook 401, 3rd Edition -- Cover

Handbook 401, 3rd Edition -- Table of Contents