Unemployment insurance is a New York State Department of Labor program. It provides compensation to qualified workers during involuntary periods of unemployment.

Policy Statement

Unemployment insurance is a New York State Department of Labor program. It provides compensation to qualified workers during involuntary periods of unemployment.

Reason for Policy

This policy outlines the guidelines relating to unemployment insurance for applicable Adelphi employees.

Who Is Governed by this Policy

Faculty and Staff

Policy

Employees are covered by Unemployment Insurance, which is entirely paid for by the University. It is available to eligible former employees, and can be applied for through the Department of Labor of the State of New York. The Department of Labor of the State of New York determines eligibility for benefits and the amount and number of payments received. The former employee must contact the New York State Department of Labor to apply for unemployment benefits.

Definitions

This policy does not have definitions associated with it at this time. Upon periodic policy review this area will be evaluated to determine if additional information is needed to supplement the policy.

Procedures

If a supervisor is asked whether an employee is eligible for, or would receive, unemployment benefits or if the Department of Labor contacts the supervisor, either over the telephone or in writing, the supervisor should refer the person to the Office of Human Resources.

Supervisors may be asked to attend an Unemployment Hearing, when necessary.

Forms

This policy does not have forms associated with it at this time. Upon periodic policy review this area will be evaluated to determine if additional information is needed to supplement the policy.

Related Information

This policy does not have related information at this time. Upon periodic policy review this area will be evaluated to determine if additional information is needed to supplement the policy.

Document History

  • Last Reviewed Date: April 16, 2018
  • Last Revised Date: April 16, 2018
  • Policy Origination Date: Unknown

Who Approved This Policy

Jane Fisher, Director of Employment, Employee and Labor Relations

Contacts

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