The newest BLS adjustment was pointed out by BK in his most recent post….
(A) Testing an applicant for unemployment compensation for the unlawful use of controlled sub- stances as a condition for receiving such compensation.
(B) Denying such compensation to such applicant on the basis of the result of such testing.
(C) The term ‘controlled substance’ has the meaning given such term in section 102 of the Controlled Substances Act (21 U.S.C. 802).
In case you were wondering, marijuana is a controlled substance under U.S.C 802. Something like this might reduce those seeking UE benefits by 30-40%……
Perhaps this “test” should be on the front end. Why should an employer be forced to pay FUTA on behalf of an employee who may later be deemed ineligible?
Washington is out of control with moral hazard mania.
Ladies and gentlemen I give you the BLS category… “Piss Test Adjustment”. Workers otherwise known as people unworthy to be included in the count of unemployed seeking work.
- Benjamin Glutton