State Law Information

Recent State Law Publications

Most Recent Comparison of State UI Laws

The Comparison of State Unemployment Insurance Laws provides state-by-state information on workers covered, benefit eligibility, methods of financing and other areas of interest in the UI program. It also includes information on the temporary disability programs operated in six states. The Comparison is published annually.


Most Recent Significant Provisions of State UI Laws publication

This publication provides information on each state’s wage requirements for unemployment insurance benefit eligibility, computation and amount of the weekly benefit, number of allowable benefit weeks and benefit week calculation, and the amount of earnings that will be disregarded for those individuals who are working part-time. It also provides information on the size of employer payroll required to pay unemployment taxes, the amount of wages subject to unemployment taxes, and the tax rates specific to each state’s program.


Most Recent Report on State Legislation

This report summarizes amendments to state unemployment insurance laws and regulations recently enacted/promulgated in the various states.



Archived State Law Publications

Note: These items are displayed for archival/historical research purposes. Please direct any questions or inquiries about formatting/readability issues to the point of contact designated on the OUI Legislation page (oui.doleta.gov/unemploy/laws.asp) for further information/clarification.


Archived Comparisons of State Laws

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Archived Significant Provisions of State UI Laws

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Archived Reports on State Legislation

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