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

CLASSIFICATION

UIS

CORRESPONDENCE SYMBOL

TEUMC

ISSUE DATE

July 26, 1995

RESCISSIONS

None

EXPIRATION DATE

July 31, 1996

DIRECTIVE

:

UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE PROGRAM LETTER NO. 40-95

 

TO

:

ALL STATE EMPLOYMENT SECURITY AGENCIES

 

FROM

:

MARY ANN WYRSCH
Director
Unemployment Insurance Service

 

SUBJECT

:

Celebration of the 60th Anniversary of the Unemployment Insurance (UI) Program

  1. Purpose. To inform the UI System of the Department's plans to celebrate the 60th Anniversary of the UI Program.

  2. Reference. Titles III and IX of the Social Security Act (SSA).

  3. Background. August 14 will commemorate the 60th Anniversary of the UI Program created by Titles III and IX of the SSA. The Unemployment Insurance Service (UIS) has been working with other parts of the Department on plans to celebrate the 60th Anniversary of the UI Program.

    A large celebration of the 50th Anniversary of the UI Program took place 10 years ago. The Social Security Administration also had a large celebration of the 50th Anniversary of the SSA and is planning to celebrate the 60th Anniversary of the SSA on August 14. The Social Security Administration became an independent agency on March 31 and its newly independent status will be included in its celebration plans.

  4. Celebration Themes. The 60th Anniversary of the UI Program will promote themes that are important to the Administration and will be timely in terms of illustrating that Government programs can work well for the American people. These themes will include:

  5. Celebration Plans. Plans to celebrate the 60th Anniversary of the UI Program will include:

  6. Action Required. SESA Administrators are requested to:

  7. Inquiries. Direct questions to the appropriate Regional Office.