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

CLASSIFICATION

UI/ERI

CORRESPONDENCE SYMBOL

TEURA

ISSUE DATE

October 29, 1991

RESCISSIONS

None

EXPIRATION DATE

October 31, 1992

DIRECTIVE

:

UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE PROGRAM LETTER NO. 3-92

 

TO

:

ALL STATE EMPLOYMENT SECURITY AGENCIES

 

FROM

:

DONALD J. KULICK
Administrator
for Regional Management

 

SUBJECT

:

Experience Rating Index

  1. Purpose. To publish the Experience Rating Index (ERI) for 1988-1990 along with analysis of changes provided by State Employment Security Agencies (SESAs).

  2. Reference. UIPL No. 30-91.

  3. Background. The referenced UIPL gives background information concerning the Unemployment Insurance Experience Rating Index (ERI). In addition, SESAs were requested to review and correct any erroneous data and to analyze large changes in the ERI. The data shown should be considered final.

  4. Discussion. Attachment I shows the ERI for all three rate years. Attachments II-IV show the corrected components for calculating the ERI by State for rate years 1988-1990. Attachment V contains the States' analyses regarding changes in their ERIs.

    Later this year solicitation will be made, through a Federal Register Notice (FRN), for comments on the construction of the ERI, possible revisions of the formula, and potential uses of the index. Comments already received will be considered along with those received in response to the FRN.

  5. Inquiries. Direct inquiries to the appropriate Regional Office.

  6. Attachments. 

    1. Experience Rating Index by State for Rate Years 1988-1990.

    2. Experience Rating Index by State for Rate Year 1990.

    3. Experience Rating Index by State for Rate Year 1989.

    4. Experience Rating Index by State for Rate Year 1988.

    5. Analysis of ERI Changes by State for Rate Years 1988-1990.