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

CLASSIFICATION

UI

CORRESPONDENCE SYMBOL

TEUPDI

ISSUE DATE

May 8, 1997

RESCISSIONS

None

EXPIRATION DATE

May 31, 1998

DIRECTIVE

:

UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE PROGRAM LETTER NO. 31-97

 

TO

:

ALL STATE EMPLOYMENT SECURITY AGENCIES

 

FROM

:

GRACE A. KILBANE
Director
Unemployment Insurance Service

 

SUBJECT

:

National Meeting for Unemployment Insurance Appeals Management and Administrative Staff and Annual Conference of the National Association of Unemployment Insurance Appellate Boards

  1. Purpose. To provide information on the joint Second Triennial Unemployment Insurance Service (UIS) National Meeting for Unemployment Insurance (UI) Appeals Management and Administrative Staff and the Annual Conference of the National Association of Unemployment Insurance Appellate Boards (NAUIAB). This cooperative meeting will be held at Shangri-La Resort near Tulsa, Oklahoma during the week beginning June 15, 1997.

  2. Agenda. A copy of the tentative agenda is attached.

  3. Participants. The agenda has been designed for the managers of the lower and higher authority appeals units and the chief appeals clerks and/or appeals administrative staff supervisors of the lower and higher authority appeals units. The primary goal of the meeting is to provide forums for management and administrative staff audiences to exchange ideas and experiences in managing the high level of appeals workloads that have occurred in recent years.

    The conference will be of interest to unemployment insurance appellate boards and commission members, chief hearing officers responsible for lower authority appellate adjudications, and the chief counsel and chief executive officers of the various higher authority boards and commissions.

  4. Meeting Particulars and Inquiries. Travel and per diem costs for SESA participants will have to be paid from available State Fiscal Year 1997 allocations. Additional funds from the Employment and Training Administration are not available for this purpose. Details about the meeting site, costs, and contact persons for additional information are contained in the attached materials. The Oklahoma Employment Security Commission, Board of Review, is hosting this cooperative conference and has graciously agreed to handle the logistics of registration and related matters.

  5. Action Required. SESA Administrators are requested to provide this information to the appropriate SESA personnel and appellate board members and staff.

  6. Inquiries. Direct inquiries to your Regional Office.

  7. Attachments. A tentative agenda for the conference, details on meeting site, costs, registration forms, etc.