Policy Number: 99

Unemployment Compensation Insurance

Subject:

Handling of claims for unemployment compensation insurance

Scope:

Employees and student appointees

Date Reviewed: April 2012

Responsible Office: Human Resources

Responsible Executive: Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer

I.     POLICY AND GENERAL STATEMENT

Any former employee or student appointee of The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston ("university") may file a claim for unemployment compensation. However, certain conditions must exist before a claimant is eligible to receive benefits as determined by the Texas Workforce Commission.

II.     PROCEDURE

Human Resources is responsible for processing unemployment claims. Any operating unit or supervisor who receives a form pertaining to unemployment compensation is to forward the form(s) to Human Resources immediately. Failure to provide a timely and accurate response to the unemployment claim may result in the acceptance of the claim regardless of its validity. 

III.     CONTACTS

ContactTelephoneEmail/Web Address
Human Resources 713-500-3130 http://hr.uth.tmc.edu/Employee_Relations/employee_relations.html