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Unemployment insurance intended as a bridge between jobs

 

Last updated 5/12/2021 at 7:58am



When Congress established the Federal Unemployment Tax Act (FUTA) in 1935, it was intended to provide temporary and partial income replacement for workers who lost their jobs through no fault of their own. It was supposed to be a “bridge” to a new job and not “in lieu of compensation” to remain jobless.

The coronavirus pandemic produced massive layoffs. The resulting economic downturn s...



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