The Privacy Act of 1974 requires that you be furnished this statement because you are asked to provide your Social Security Number.
Your Social Security Number is requested under the authority of the Internal Revenue Code of 1954, Title 26 of the United States Code, Subsection 85, 6011(a), 6050B, and 6109(a).
Disclosure of your Social Security Number is mandatory and must be furnished to process your claim for unemployment insurance.
Should you decline to disclose your Social Security Number, your claim for unemployment insurance will not be processed.
Your Social Security Number will be used: (1) to process your claim and determine your eligibility for unemployment insurance, (2) to report your unemployment insurance benefits to the Internal Revenue Service as income, (3) for statistical purposes, (4) for cross-matching by public assistance agencies or other government entities in the official performance of their duties.
Under 20 CFR 603.11, you are also advised that confidential claimant unemployment compensation information and employer wage information may be requested and utilized for other governmental purposes, including, but not limited to, verification of eligibility under other government programs.