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TEMPORARY DISABILITY INSURANCE

wages, with a maximum annual assessment of 0.5 percent of wages. Included in this assessment is a prorated share of the administrative costs of the system for the unemployed.

In New York the State insurance fund is limited to 25 percent of contributions for administrative expenses. The administrative costs to the State of the programs for both employed and unemployed workers, not including the expenses of the State fund as a carrier, are assessed against all carriers, including the State fund, in proportion to covered wages with no limit.

BENEFIT PROVISIONS

In New Jersey and Rhode Island the benefit formula is similar to the UI formula. In Puerto Rico the schedule is the same as that for UI for weekly benefit amounts up to $59. For amounts above $59 Puerto Rico uses an annual-wage formula instead of a high-quarter formula. In California, Hawaii and New York the formula is different from that of the UI formula. In all States eligibility for benefits depends on proof of disability and continuance of such disability.

BENEFIT YEAR AND BASE PERIOD

State CA

Benefit formula. Differs from UI.

Benefit year. No benefit year. Rights determined with respect to continuous disability period established by valid claim.

Base period.

Without unexpired UI benefit year: first 4 of last 5 calendar quarters preceding disability beginning 2nd or 3d month of quarter. With expired UI Benefit year: first 4 of last 6 quarters preceding disability beginning in 1st month of quarter with unexpired UI benefit year: UI base period.

HI

Unemploy- ed Workers

Same as UI.

NJ

Employed Workers

Differs from UI.

Differs from UI.

NJ

HI

Employed Workers

Unemploy- ed Workers

I same as UI.

1-year period beginning with week of disability for which valid claim is filed. UI benefit year.

No benefit year but statutory minimum and maximum benefits in any 12 month period. I Valid claim for either disability during unemployment or for UI establishes benefit year for both.

None. See below for period used for qualifying employment and weekly benefit amount.

UI base period.

52 calendar weeks immediately preceding calendar week in which disability period began.

I 52 calendar weeks ending with 2nd week I immediately preceding individual's benefit year.

NY

Completely different from UI.

No benefit year; maximum benefits

No base periods as used in UI. See below for period used

limited in terms of any 52 consecutive for qualifying employment and weekly benefit amount. weeks

7.5

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