Addition to tax law could punish companies.

[EasyDNNnewsToken:Left Justify Embed 300 x 250]Many employers use simple “we won’t contest” language on their termination or separation paperwork, but a clause in the new Unemployment Insurance Integrity Act may void your promise to former employees.

As of October 21, 2013, a change to the Unemployment Insurance Integrity Act of 2011 could penalize companies who show a pattern of not responding to agency information requests in a timely manner. The Act also lends weight to state laws that punish employers for a one-time late or inadequate response to an agency request for info.