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Senate Bill 0250


Senate Bill 0250

ARCHIVE (2006)

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DIGEST OF INTRODUCED BILL


Unemployment compensation. Reduces the qualifying period for unemployment compensation benefits from eight to four weeks. Provides that certain statutory disqualifications do not apply to an individual who left one job to take another job that could reasonably be expected to offer better wages or working conditions and who is discharged from the second job without just cause. Provides, for purposes of unemployment compensation eligibility, that the violation of an employer's reasonable and uniformly enforced attendance rule can constitute just cause for discharge unless the individual seeking compensation can 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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