BACK-TO-WORK INTEGRITY ACT.

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House Bill 861 (Public) Filed Tuesday, May 4, 2021
AN ACT TO ENACT THE BACK-TO-WORK INTEGRITY ACT.
Intro. by Johnson, Moffitt, Zenger, Pless.

Status: Re-ref to the Com on Commerce, if favorable, Rules, Calendar, and Operations of the House (House action) (May 10 2021)
H 861

Bill Summaries:

  • Summary date: May 5 2021 - More information

    Establishes bill as the “Back-to-Work Integrity Act of 2021.”
    Amends Article 2C of GS Chapter 96 (unemployment compensation benefits) by adding GS 96-14.16 to do the following:
    (1) Requires employers to report when an unemployment benefits claimant declines an offer of employment during the work search requirement to the Division of Employment Security (DES);
    (2) Directs DES to develop procedures by which employers can report when claimants decline an offer of employment;
    (3) Directs DES to conduct an ongoing review of enforcement and the administrative steps appropriate to disqualify claimants who decline employment from receiving unemployment benefits; and
    (4) Direct the Division to, on a quarterly basis beginning September 1, 2021, report to the Joint Legislative Commission on Unemployment Insurance on compliance with provisions of this act.


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