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Bill Watch, Jan. 7, 2016: Current Labor & Employment Law Legislation of Note - Labor and Employment Law News

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Labor and Employment Law News


Posted on: Jan 7, 2016

The IndyBar Legislative Committee is currently monitoring the following labor and employment law related legislation. IndyBar members can request that the Legislative Committee track specific legislation by contacting committee chair Lawren Mills at Lawren.Mills@icemiller.com.

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HB1011 WORK SHARING UNEMPLOYMENT BENEFIT. (MACER K) Establishes a work sharing unemployment insurance program. Requires an employer to submit a work sharing plan for approval by the commissioner of the department of workforce development. Establishes the work sharing benefit as equal to an employee's unemployment benefit reduced by a percentage that is equivalent to the number of hours by which the employee's normal weekly work hours are reduced.

HB1014    WORK SHARING UNEMPLOYMENT BENEFITS. (OBER D) Establishes a work sharing unemployment insurance program. Requires an employer that desires to participate in the work sharing unemployment insurance program to submit a work sharing plan for approval by the commissioner of the department of workforce development. Establishes the work sharing benefit as equal to an affected employee's unemployment benefit reduced by a percentage that is equivalent to the number of hours by which an affected employee's normal weekly work hours are reduced divided by the employer's number of normal weekly work hours.

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