92nd General Assembly
Summary of SB0389
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Short description: 
UNEMPLOY INS-BIRTH & ADOPTION                                              

Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
        Amends the Unemployment Insurance Act. Provides that a parent  on      
   a  leave of absence from his or her employer or who left employment to      
   be with his or her child during the first year of life (or during  the      
   first  year  following  placement  of  a child age 18 or less with the      
   individual for adoption) may not be denied compensation  on  specified      
   grounds.  Provides  that  benefits  shall  be  reduced  under  certain      
   circumstances.  Provides  that  each  employer  shall post information      
   relating to the availability of birth and adoption benefits.  Provides      
   that  any  benefits paid under the new provisions shall not be charged      
   to the account of the individual employer. Provides that the  Director      
   shall   issue  a  report  evaluating  the  effectiveness  of  the  new      
   provisions.  Provides  that  the  new  provisions  shall  be   applied      
   consistent with federal regulations.  Effective immediately.                
Last action on Bill: SESSION SINE DIE

   Last action date: JAN-07-2003

           Location: Senate

 Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE -   0     SENATE -   0


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