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Table 10.Contributions: Size-of-firm distribution of rated accounts and assigned contribution rates, 48 States,' rate years beginning in 1953

(Data corrected to May 18, 1954)
NUMBER OF ACCOUNTS

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1 Excludes data for Alaska, Massachusetts, and Rhode Island since these States did not assign any reduced rates for 1953 rate year. Also excludes data for Oklahoma since data based on contribution rates effective July 1, 1953, are not available.

2 Percent of taxable payroll.

3 Standard rate for all states is 2.7 percent. In Michigan seasonal employers (28 in 1953) are not rated but assigned a flat 3 percent.

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Table 11.–Minimum effective period of coverage required under State experience

rating laws and regulations for rate variation of employer contributions 1

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1 week or $8.01 of wages paid to at least 1 employee.

4 weeks of wages paid to as least 1 employee.
1 week or $15 of wages paid to at least 1 employee.

8 times WBA paid to at least 1 employee.

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45+

1 week or $13 of wages paid to at least one employee.

1 As of October 1953. The requirements shown represent the composite effect of the combined Federal and State statutory provisions pertaining to coverage and other pertinent provisions of State law and regula. tions, notably those establishing a time lag between the computation date and the effective date and another time lag between the date of coverage and that of chargeability and the lag between base period and benefit year which determines how soon any employee of the new employer can claim benefits.

2 Where not otherwise specified the plus sign indicates 1 day in excess of the number of months shown. Other conditions specified are additional to the number of months required.

3 Payroll variation State. The employing unit need not have been covered to establish eligibility as long as records of payrolls for the entire period are produced at time of coverage.

· Payroll variation Stato. The first quarter need not be a complete one.

Table 12.- Selected data on unrated employers for tax-rate years beginning 1953

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1 Percentages are estimates derived from data reported by State employment security agencies on form ES-204 for rate years beginning at sometime during 1953.

Granting of reduced rates temporarily suspended.

Table 13.- Paid civilian employment in the executive branch of the Federal

Government, June 1941 to December 1953
Period
Number

Period

Number June 1941. 1, 370, 110 June 1948.

2, 090, 732 June 1942. 2, 306, 970 June 1949

2, 109, 642 June 1943. 3, 157, 113 June 1950.

1, 966, 444 June 1944 3, 312, 256 June 1951.

2, 486, 491 June 1945. 3, 769, 646 June 1952.

2, 603, 288 June 1946. 2, 722, 031 June 1953

2, 486, 602 June 1947. 2, 128, 648 December 1953.

2, 356, 258 Source: Civil Service Commission.

TABLE 14.- All separations from Federal employment by type of action, full-time

employees, January-December 1949 and 1953

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1 Includes extended leave without pay, transfer, discharge, military and other (retirement, death, etc.). Source: Civil Service Commission, Federal Employment Statistics Bulletin, 1949 and 1953.

TABLE 15.— Average monthly separation rates of full-time civilian employees and

wage board employees, by selected Federal agencies, January to December 1949 and 1953 (number of separations per 100 employees)

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Separation rate

Agency

1949

195:

ALL CIVILIAN EMPLOYEES

Total, all Federal agencies.
Agriculture
Department of the Army
Tennessee Valley Authority.
Interior
State.
Department of the Navy.
Veterans' Administration
Department of the Air Force.
Treasury
Post Office.

2.4
4.0
4.0
4.1
3.8
2.0
2.8
2.4
2.6
1.6
0.5

2.2 3.3 3.3 4.4 4.6 2.4 1.9 2.1 2. 2: 1. 6. 0.5

WAGE BOARD EMPLOYEES

Total, all Federal agencies
Tennessee Valley Authority.
Department of the Army..
Department of the Navy.
Treasury-
All manufacturing industries..

4.1
5. 7
5.4
3. 1
2. 2
4.2

2.9 5.9 3.8 1.9 2.9 4.3 BASIC BENEFIT

Source: Civil Service Commission and the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

TABLE 16.-Paid civilian employment in the executive branch of the Federal Govern

ment, by State, Dec. 31, 1953, and weekly benefit amount for total unemployment plus maximum potential benefits in a benefit year, for claimants with specified high-quarter and base-period wages, by State, June 1, 1954

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High-quarter wages of $936

($72 by 13) and base-period wages of $3,750

State

Federal
employ-Percent
ment

Maximum potential

benefits
Weekly
benefit
amount

Dura-
Amount tion

(weeks)

100.0

Total all areas

2, 356, 258 51 States including District of Columbia, Alaska, and Hawaii 1..

2, 218, 863 California

232, 968 Washington, D. C., metropolitan area 2.

219, 901 New York

191,816 Pennsylvania

139, 789 Texas.

109, 291 Illinois.

103, 952 Ohio

94, 045 Virginia 3

73, 545 Massachusetts.

66, 491 Washington.

57, 347 Georgia

53, 635 New Jersey

52, 229 Alabama

50, 253 Maryland 3

48, 987 Missouri.

45, 730 Oklahoma.

41, 707 Tennessee

40, 952 Indiana

39, 666 Michigan

38, 691 Florida.

38, 556 Colorado

32, 934 Kentucky

29, 472 Utah

29, 168 North Carolina.

26, 640 Louisiana

24, 506 Minnesota

24, 195 Hawaii.

23, 339 Kansas.

21, 465 South Carolina

21, 273 Wisconsin

19, 849 Nebraska

19, 087 Oregon.

16, 868 New Mexico.

16, 537 Arkansas.

16, 187 Alaska

15, 471 Maine.

15, 341 Mississippi.

15, 326 Iowa

15, 198 Arizona

13, 562 Rhode Island

12, 827 Connecticut

11, 791 West Virginia

10, 532 South Dakota

8, 676 Montana

7, 482 North Dakota Idaho

6,073

6, 041 Nevada

5, 299 Wyoming

5, 211 Vermont.

3,052 New Hampshire.

3, 044 Delaware.

2, 394

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8.6
6.3
4.9
4. 7
4.2
3.3
3.0
2.6
2. 4
2.4
2.3
2. 2
2.1
1. 9
1.8
1.8
1.7
1.7
1.5
1.3
1.3
1. 2
1.1
1.1
1.1
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520.00
650.00
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