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SIDES E-Response New Features

The State Information Data Exchange System (SIDES) E-Response is expanding to provide employers fraud indicators and the ability to upload documentation.  For more information, refer to SIDES E-Response and UI SIDES website.  SIDES is a free, quick, accurate, and secure way to respond to UI inquiries timely and conveniently.  Employers that have already signed-up for SIDES will be able to utilize these new features.  Employer who are not currently signed-up for SIDES are encouraged to do in order to utilize this free and convenient system.

ALERT for Hawaii UI Contribution Rate Notice 2022

Due to a processing error, the reserve ratio group of .0900 to .0999 were incorrectly assigned a contribution rate of 0.40%.  The correct contribution rate is 1.40%.  Affected employers will be mailed an Amended Contribution Rate Notice with the corrected contribution rate by the end of March.  You will receive an email to notify you of the incorrect rate.

DLIR Launches New Website

The Department of Labor & Industrial Relations has launched a new website to provide answers to frequently asked questions, to share information alerts and to provide other resources related to Hawaii unemployment. The website will be updated regularly to address common concerns and to notify claimants of potential scams and fraud protection measures.

Visit https://hawaiiunemploymentinfo.com for the latest information.

Form 1099-G Information
1099-G forms are automatically generated for all individuals where an unemployment compensation payment was made.  If you received a 1099-G and did NOT file a claim for unemployment benefits, complete the Declaration of Identity Theft form, attach a copy of the 1099-G and any other documentation showing that a fraudulent claim for unemployment benefits was filed in your name, and return by mail.   For more fraud information click here.

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