Georgia’s Unemployment Trust Fund: A Plan Urgently Needed to Restore Solvency

Years of employer tax cuts left Georgia unprepared for a recession and high unemployment; now the state is borrowing $721 million from the federal government to meet its obligation. This policy brief provides an update on Georgia’s insolvent unemployment trust fund, as well as recommendations for how the state can rebuild its reserve and avoid future insolvency. Download the PDF.

 

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