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Senate Bill 0079

Senate Bill 0079

ARCHIVE (2004)

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Unemployment compensation. Reduces the qualifying period for unemployment benefits to four weeks. Allows a person who takes a better job and is discharged without just cause to remain eligible for unemployment benefits. Allows a person who is discharged for violation of an attendance policy to show good cause for the absences or tardiness. Defines "good cause" to include compelling family obligations, sexual harassment, and financial inability to maintain two residences.
    Current Status:
    In Committee - first House
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