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July 2010

Labor Quick Stats for May

Bar Chart Glassy Clip ArtThe Department is responsible for administering state and federal laws regarding employer and employee rights and responsibilities. Throughout the past year, the Department has established a set of performance measures to rate our success and chart our progress. In light of current economic conditions, these measures assist the Department in gauging its success in meeting customer needs.

 

 

  • Unemployment Rate: 9.3%

 

  • Potential Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Fines Avoided by Missouri Businesses through the Department's On-Site Consultations: $366,068.00

 

  • Amount of Title XII Loan Unemployment Insurance as of 3/12/10: $722,116,933.16

 

  • Second Injury Fund (SIF) Claims Filed in April: 676

 

  • Year of Oldest Open Workers' Compensation Case: 1961 (TB cases not included)

 

  • Number of Employers in the Shared Work Program (Feb. 2009 - May 2010): 674

 

  • Number of Affected Employees in the Shared Work Program (Feb. 2009 - May 2010): 59,118
  •  Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) Fines Avoided by Employers through Department's Consultations: $85,680.00

  

 

Division of Employment Security

 

Calls Answered                                 

April 2010

May 2010

130,029

93,839

2009 Year-end Total: 1,306,051

 

Average Time Calls in Queue

 

April 2010

May 2010

Claims

5.6

12.0

Help

10.0

14.3

Priority

2.2

3.1

 

Number of Misclassified Workers Identified

April 2010  

May 2010  

108

91

 

People Receiving Unemployment Insurance (UI) Benefits

 

April 2010

May 2010

Regular UI

80,955

77,729

EUC (Emergency)

81,496

78,740

EB (Extended)

385

3,694

Total
      162,836       160,163

 

Division of Workers’ Compensation

 

Calls Answered

April 2010

May 2010

2,151

1,842

 

Number of Workplace Injuries, Illnesses, Fatalities Reported to the Division

April 2010

May 2010

9,296

9,735

 

Number of Workers’ Compensation Claims Processed

April 2010

May 2010

10,262

10,321

 

Number of Claims for Compensation Resolved

April 2010

May 2010

1,369

1,260

 


Division of Labor Standards

Number of Complaints Received

(Min. Wage, Prevailing Wage, Child Labor)

April 2010

May 2010

93

95

 

Average Caseload per Investigator

April 2010

May 2010

84

87

 

Number of Investigations Closed

April 2010

May 2010

125

58

 

Number of Cases Referred to Attorney General/Prosecutor Offices

 

April 2010

May 2010

Attorney General

0

0

Prosecutor

3

0

 

Amount of Restitution Assessed

 

April 2010

May 2010

Prevailing Wage

$144,315.62

$18,387.89

Minimum Wage

$16,807.98

$2,554.43

 

Amount of Restitution Collected

 

April 2010

May 2010

Prevailing Wage

$78,527.57

$18,387.89

Minimum Wage

$16,807.98

$2,554.43

 

Number of Serious Hazards Corrected On-site by the MO Safety and Health Consultation Program **Monthly totals are subject to change if more hazards are identified after the date this report was compiled.

April 2010

May 2010

**251

**142

 

   

Missouri Commission on Human Rights

Average Caseload per Investigator

April 2010

May 2010

32

32

 

Total Number of Right-to-Sue Letters Issued

 

April 2010

May 2010

Total

35

56

Within 180 Days

21

38

After 550 Days

0

1

 

Total Number of Cases Settled
(Includes Conciliations, Mediations, Early Resolutions)

April 2010

May 2010

16

18

 

Total Number of Participants in Outreach/Education Activities

 

April 2010

May 2010

Sessions

5

2

Participants

383

67

 

Web Site Hits

Internet Claims Web Hits

April 2010

May 2010

445,229

463,136

USTAR Web Hits - The Missouri Unemployment State Tax Automated

Reporting (USTAR) system provides employers with a secure and convenient

option for conducting unemployment insurance tax business over the Internet. 

April 2010

May 2010

105,454

57,992

Division of Workers' Comp. Web Hits

 

April 2010

May 2010

Second Injury Fund

470

1,075

Workers' Comp

10,061

3,450

Division of Labor Standards Web Hits

 

April 2010

May 2010

Wage and Hour

4,496

4,465

Minimum Wage

8,938

10,463

Missouri Commission on Human Rights Web Hits

April 2010

May 2010

2,074

2,508