​June 11th Meeting

Educational Session Description - June Meeting.pdf

What Every Payroll Professional Needs to Know - VEC

Employers play an extremely important role in the Virginia Employment Commission Services.  Employers fund the VEC funding base that provides services for workers unemployed at no fault of their own. It is important employers submit reports accurately and timely but also participate in a fact-finding interview to ensure the integrity of the UI program. 
Learn the benefits of using the new VEC Employer Online Services to submit quarterly reports, file and pay unemployment taxes, file an appeal as well as obtain real-time labor market information useful in managing your workforce. Understand employers rights during a fact-finding interview and how participation improves the integrity of the system. 

Topics to be covered are as follows:

~VEC's Mission

~How VEC Accomplishes Their Mission

~Employment Services Statistics 

~Employment Advisory Committees

~Employer Services

~Unemployment Compensation - What Employers Need to Know

~Online Services 

Presenter: Hosey Burgess

Director Norfolk/Portsmouth VEC Workforce Center

Bio:  Hosey is a former U.S. Navy Master Chief Petty Officer (E-9) Command Master Chief with over Twenty-six years experience as a supervisor, personnel counselor providing one-on-one counseling and group presentations on various subjects such as career, employment development, personal risk assessment, and financial responsibility. He has twenty-two years of experience as an instructor addressing groups of 5-200 personnel on various technical and administrative topics. When he left the Navy he became employed with the Virginia Employment Commission in 1998 in the following positions first as a Workforce Services Representative, Local Veteran Employment Representative, Workforce Services Supervisor and Field Office Manager/Director with over of which 13 years with the agency. He has participated in interview panels leading to the hiring of VEC agency personnel.  He is currently the Manager of the Norfolk-Virginia Beach and Portsmouth Field Offices as he carries out his duties by directing local office operations by representing, providing and promoting Virginia Employment Commission services and programs including unemployment insurance benefits; employer tax liability, audits and collections; and a wide range of workforce services to a diverse population in the Norfolk/Portsmouth and Virginia Beach service areas.  He is married to LaRue Marie Burgess they reside in the city of Virginia Beach; they have four adult sons James, Hermanos, Carlos, and Anthony. ​

June 11th Breakfast Meeting

  • Topic: VEC What Every Payroll Professional Needs to Know

     Speaker:    Hosey Burgess - VEC Hampton Roads District Manager                                                                                                  


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