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Introduced House Bill (H)

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Unemployment compensation. Establishes various work search requirements for the purpose of unemployment compensation. Provides that the department of workforce development (department) shall establish a process to share information with an individual who is receiving unemployment benefits regarding open positions that are submitted to a job board that is administered by a state agency. Requires the department to refer individuals to the open positions. Requires the department to perform certain cross-check activities to verify an individual's eligibility for unemployment benefits. Provides that the department shall cooperate and enter into a memorandum of understanding with the family and social services administration and Unemployment compensation. Establishes various work search requirements for the purpose of unemployment compensation. Provides that the department of workforce development (department) shall establish a process to share information with an individual who is receiving unemployment benefits regarding open positions that are submitted to a job board that is administered by a state agency. Requires the department to refer individuals to the open positions. Requires the department to perform certain cross-check activities to verify an individual's eligibility for unemployment benefits. Provides that the department shall cooperate and enter into a memorandum of understanding with the family and social services administration and the Indiana housing and community development authority to share information concerning whether an individual who receives benefits becomes employed. Requires an employer to report to the department if the employer offers paid work to an individual and the individual refuses the offer of work. Specifies that an employer is not required to report an individual's refusal of work if the employer has reason to believe that the individual is employed at the time the offer was made. ... View more