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House Bill 1219


House Bill 1219

ARCHIVE (2008)

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DIGEST OF HB 1219 (Updated March 14, 2008 3:33 pm - DI 102)


Unemployment insurance. Excludes from remuneration of services, for the purpose of determining income that is deductible from unemployment insurance benefits, compensation made by a valid negotiated contract or agreement in connection with a layoff or plant closure, without regard to how the compensation is characterized by the contract or agreement. Excludes from deductible income a supplemental unemployment insurance benefit made under a valid negotiated contract or agreement. Includes in deductible income, for the purpose of determining an individual's unemployment insurance benefits, for a week in which a payment is actually received by an individual, payments made by an employer to an individual who accepts an offer from the employer in connection with a layoff or a plant closure. Includes in deductible income a portion of certain payments made by an employer to an individual in connection with a layoff or a plant closure, if the portion is attributable to a week and the week: (1) occurs after an individual receives the payment; and (2) was used under the terms of a written agreement to compute the payment. Specifies that a person, excluding a person who elects to retire in connection with a layoff or plant closure and receive pension, retirement, or annuity payments, who: (1) accepts an offer of payment or other compensation offered by an employer to avert or lessen the effect of a layoff or plant closure; and (2) otherwise meets the eligibility requirements; is entitled to receive unemployment insurance benefits in the same amounts, under the same terms, and subject to the same conditions as any other unemployed person. Authorizes payment to certain state educational institutions for specific training programs from the special employment and training services fund. Allows the department of workforce development to operate a data match system with financial institutions doing business in Indiana for use only in the collection of unpaid final assessments of employer contributions for the state's unemployment insurance system. Makes conforming amendments.
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