Domestic Violence and the Workplace

Domestic Violence: Employee Protections

Description: 

Provides eligibility for unemployment benefits for an individual who has an immediate family member that is or may become a victim of domestic violence, stalking or sexual assault.

Date: 
January 15, 2009
Number: 
HB 2203
Bill Sponsor: 
Hunt
Retrieved: 
LexisNexis State Capital, February 2009
Type: Bill or Statute: 
Bill
State: 
OR

Domestic Violence: Employee Protections

Description: 

Provides for payment of unemployment compensation when a person misses work due to domestic violence.

Date: 
February 19, 2009
Number: 
HB 2678
Bill Sponsor: 
Fleischauer
Retrieved: 
LexisNexis State Capital, February 2009
Type: Bill or Statute: 
Bill
State: 
WV

Domestic Violence: Employee Protections

Description: 

Provides that an individual will not be denied unemployment compensation solely because the individual is seeking only part-time work; removes disqualifying conditions related to separating from work for compelling family reasons including domestic violence, illness, or disability; repeals the two-week disqualification for unemployment compensation benefits as a result of leaving work to accompany a spouse to a new place of residence for work in a different location.

Date: 
March 30, 2009
Number: 
HB 877
Bill Sponsor: 
Wainwright
Retrieved: 
LexisNexis State Capital, February 2009
Type: Bill or Statute: 
Bill
State: 
NC

Domestic Violence: Employee Protections

Description: 

Amends the Employment Security Act of 1980; removes a limitation on the use of an alternative base period for calculation of wages and benefits; provides that a person separated from employment due to compelling family circumstances, including circumstances related to illness or disability, domestic abuse, or relocation, shall be eligible for benefits.

Date: 
January 16, 2009
Number: 
SB 1175
Bill Sponsor: 
Stanislawski
Retrieved: 
LexisNexis State Capital, February 2009
Type: Bill or Statute: 
Bill
State: 
OK

Domestic Violence: Employee Protections

Description: 

Creates exception to disqualification from receiving benefits when leaving employment for domestic violence victim.

Date: 
March 19, 2009
Number: 
HB 4641
Bill Sponsor: 
Johnson
Retrieved: 
LexisNexis State Capital, February 2009
Type: Bill or Statute: 
Bill
State: 
MI

Domestic Violence: Employee Protections

Description: 

Defines domestic violence and abuse for unemployment insurance purposes; and provides unemployment insurance for survivors of domestic violence.

Date: 
February 6, 2009
Number: 
AB 4903
Bill Sponsor: 
Hyer-Spencer
Retrieved: 
LexisNexis State Capital, February 2009
Type: Bill or Statute: 
Bill
State: 
NY

Domestic Violence: Employee Protections

Description: 

Increases unemployment insurance benefits; provides for unemployment insurance for domestic violence survivors.

Date: 
February 10, 2009
Number: 
AB 4920
Bill Sponsor: 
John
Retrieved: 
LexisNexis State Capital, February 2009
Type: Bill or Statute: 
Bill
State: 
NY

Domestic Violence: Employee Protections

Description: 

Relates to rights to benefits and wages; relates to the self-assistance program and other matters; relates to fees and expenses in in unemployment proceedings; makes related provisions; relates to eligibility for university employees, agricultural laborers, victims of domestic violence, part-time and seasonal workers; relates to appeals.

Date: 
May 1, 2009
Number: 
AB 8013
Bill Sponsor: 
John
Retrieved: 
LexisNexis State Capital, February 2009
Type: Bill or Statute: 
Bill
State: 
NY

Domestic Violence: Employee Protections

Description: 

Increases unemployment insurance benefits; provides for unemployment insurance for domestic violence survivors.

Date: 
April 8, 2009
Number: 
SB 4053
Bill Sponsor: 
Monserrate
Retrieved: 
LexisNexis State Capital, February 2009
Type: Bill or Statute: 
Bill
State: 
NY

Domestic Violence: Employee Protections

Description: 

Relates to unemployment insurance benefits and part- time work, makes exception for voluntary separations from employment for compelling family reasons including illness of a family member and domestic violence.

Date: 
May 11, 2009
Number: 
AB 8273
Bill Sponsor: 
Meng
Retrieved: 
LexisNexis State Capital, February 2009
Type: Bill or Statute: 
Bill
State: 
NY
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