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

CLASSIFICATION

UI

CORRESPONDENCE SYMBOL

TEURA

ISSUE DATE

11/10/98

RESCISSIONS

None

EXPIRATION DATE

June 30, 1999

DIRECTIVE

:

UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE PROGRAM LETTER NO. 05-99

 

TO

:

ALL STATE EMPLOYMENT SECURITY AGENCIES

 

FROM

:

GRACE A. KILBANE
Director
Unemployment Insurance Service

 

SUBJECT

:

Experience Rating Index for Rate Year 1997

 

  1. Purpose. To transmit the Experience Rating Index (ERI) by State for Rate Year 1997.

  2. Reference. Unemployment Insurance Program Letter (UIPL) No. 3-92, UIPL NO. 37-93, UIPL No. 40-94, UIPL No. 32-95, UIPL No. 25-96 and UIPL No. 13-98.

  3. Background. The referenced UIPLs published the ERI for Rate Years 1988 - 1996. Attachment I shows the ERI by State for Rate Years 1988 - 1997. Attachment II shows the ERI and the individual components involved in the calculations for States for Rate Year 1997 and is a continuation of the series. Attachment III describes how the Experience Rating Index is calculated.

  4. Action Required. Please distribute to appropriate staff.

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

  6. Attachments.

    1. Experience Rating Index by State for Rate Years 1988 - 1997.

    2. Experience Rating Index by State for Rate Year 1997.

    3. Calculation of Experience Rating Index.