815  Unemployment Compensation

Approved by President
Effective Date: June 5, 2017
Responsible Division: Business and Finance
Responsible Office:  Human Resource Services
Responsible Officer:  Assistant Vice President, Human Resource Services

I.  Purpose

This policy establishes the criteria and process regarding unemployment compensation for employees at Middle Tennessee State University (MTSU or University).

II.  Unemployment Compensation Contributions

MTSU will adhere to the following regarding unemployment contributions:

A.  MTSU shall continue and maintain its election to make payments for unemployment compensation benefits, on a reimbursement basis, in lieu of contributions pursuant to T.C.A. § 50-7-405.

 B.  MTSU shall be responsible for its liabilities arising under the law.

C.  Reimbursement payments for unemployment compensation benefits shall be paid to the Department of Employment Security within thirty (30) days of receipt of a valid bill for such benefits.

D.  MTSU shall be responsible for the prompt appeal of claims by persons who are ineligible or disqualified for benefits and of incorrect and improper assessments.

Forms:  none.

Revisions: none.

Last Reviewed: March 2022.

References: T.C.A. § 50-7-405.