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Employment Security Department

  Average Annual FTEs Near General Fund State Other Funds Total Funds
  (Dollars in Thousands)
Current Budget 1,716.6 70 734,013 734,083
2019-21 Maintenance Level 1,716.6 70 739,535 739,605
Difference from 2017-19 0.0 0 5,522 5,522
% Change from 2017-19 0.0% 0.0% 0.75% 0.75%

2019-21 Policy Other Changes

Career Connected Learning 0.0 0 875 875
Employment Services Funding 0.0 0 25,210 25,210
PFML Program 105.5 0 35,938 35,938
2019-21 Policy Other Changes Total 105.5 0 62,023 62,023

2019-21 Policy Comp Changes

PERS & TRS Plan 1 Benefit Increase 0.0 0 45 45
2019-21 Policy Comp Changes Total 0.0 0 45 45

2019-21 Policy Central Services Changes

Archives/Records Management 0.0 0 5 5
Audit Services 0.0 0 105 105
Attorney General 0.0 0 1,796 1,796
Administrative Hearings 0.0 0 1,043 1,043
DES Central Services 0.0 0 27 27
OFM Central Services 0.0 0 421 421
2019-21 Policy Central Services Changes Total 0.0 0 3,397 3,397
Total Policy Changes 105.5 0 65,465 65,465
2019-21 Policy Level 1,822.1 70 805,000 805,070
Difference from 2017-19 105.5 0 70,987 70,987
% Change from 2017-19 6.1% 0.0% 9.7% 9.7%

Policy Changes

Audit Services

Adjustments are made to reflect each agency’s anticipated share of state government audits from the State Auditor’s Office. (Employment Services Administrative - State, General Fund - Federal, Unemployment Compensation Admin - Federal, other funds)

Attorney General

Adjustments are made to reflect each agency's anticipated share of legal service charges from the Attorney General’s Office. (Family & Medical Leave Insur Acct - State, General Fund - Federal, Unemployment Compensation Admin - Federal, other funds)

Administrative Hearings

Adjustments are made to reflect each agency's anticipated share of administrative hearings charges from the Office of Administrative Hearings. (Family & Medical Leave Insur Acct - State, Unemployment Compensation Admin - Federal)

DES Central Services

Adjustments are made to reflect each agency’s anticipated share of charges from the Department of Enterprise Services (DES) for campus rent, utilities, parking, and contracts; capital project surcharges; financing cost recovery; public and historic facilities; real estate services; risk management services; personnel service rates; the Perry Street child care center; small agency services; and the department’s enterprise applications. (Employment Services Administrative - State, General Fund - Federal, Unemployment Compensation Admin - Federal, other funds)

OFM Central Services

Adjustments are made to reflect each agency’s anticipated share of charges from the Office of Financial Management (OFM) for statewide financial applications, One Washington, and other OFM central services. (Employment Services Administrative - State, General Fund - Federal, Unemployment Compensation Admin - Federal, other funds)

Employment Services Funding

This funding increases the Employment Security Department's expenditure authority for the Employment Services Administrative Account to cover the rising cost of conducting business where federal grant dollars are insufficient. (Employment Services Administrative - State)

PFML Program

Staffing levels and funding for the Paid Family Medical Leave program are adjusted in order to align with projected business needs. (Family & Medical Leave Insur Acct - State)

PERS & TRS Plan 1 Benefit Increase

For eligible Public Employees' and Teachers' Retirement Systems Plan 1 members, this item provides an increase of 1.5 percent, up to a maximum of $22 per month. (Employment Services Administrative - State, General Fund - Federal, Unemployment Compensation Admin - Federal, other funds)

Archives/Records Management

Adjustments are made to reflect each agency’s anticipated share of state archiving and state records center costs from the Secretary of State’s Office. (General Fund - Federal, Unemployment Compensation Admin - Federal)