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Primer on Unemployment Compensation and Budget Issues

In this webinar, you will learn how to best protect your district from unemployment claims arising from difficult staffing decisions.

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Shrinking budgets are forcing Fund members to make difficult staffing decisions. Reassignments, pay cuts, and RIFs are just a few of your options. But how will your staffing decisions affect employees' unemployment benefits eligibility? In this webinar, you will learn how to best protect your district from unemployment claims arising from difficult staffing decisions.

Presenter: James Ezell, unemployment compensation attorney, TASB Risk Management Services

TASB attorney James Ezell supports Fund members who need guidance understanding regulatory obligations, appealing invalid claims, preparing for unemployment compensation hearings, and navigating other employment law issues. Mr. Ezell worked as a Texas Workforce Commission hearing officer before joining TASB.

CEC Credits

The Fund's continuing education credit (CEC) programs are designed to cover a wide range of topics and specializations. Earn up to nine hours (0.25 increments) of CEC from the following entities:

  • Texas Association of School Business Officials (TASBO)
  • Texas Department of Insurance Adjuster CE (TDI Provider number: 32580) (where noted in the session description) 
  • Texas State Board for Educator Certification (SBEC)
  • Texas State Board of Public Accountancy (TSBPA - CPE Sponsor ID number: 009474)