HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 833        FILED ON: 1/15/2019

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1627

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Kenneth I. Gordon

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To the Honorable Senate and House of Representatives of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in General
Court assembled:

The undersigned legislators and/or citizens respectfully petition for the adoption of the accompanying bill:

An Act amending the unemployment insurance law for workers with fluctuating work schedules.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Kenneth I. Gordon

21st Middlesex

Brian M. Ashe

2nd Hampden

Daniel Cahill

10th Essex

John J. Lawn, Jr.

10th Middlesex

Carlos González

10th Hampden

David Paul Linsky

5th Middlesex

Antonio F. D. Cabral

13th Bristol

Steven Ultrino

33rd Middlesex

Michael J. Moran

18th Suffolk

Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr.

12th Hampden

Ruth B. Balser

12th Middlesex

Tackey Chan

2nd Norfolk

José F. Tosado

9th Hampden

Sean Garballey

23rd Middlesex

Thomas M. Stanley

9th Middlesex

Danielle W. Gregoire

4th Middlesex

Louis L. Kafka

8th Norfolk

Ann-Margaret Ferrante

5th Essex

Lindsay N. Sabadosa

1st Hampshire

Carmine Lawrence Gentile

13th Middlesex

Natalie M. Higgins

4th Worcester

Jay D. Livingstone

8th Suffolk

David Biele

4th Suffolk

Tram T. Nguyen

18th Essex

Mike Connolly

26th Middlesex

Jack Patrick Lewis

7th Middlesex

Bud L. Williams

11th Hampden

Tami L. Gouveia

14th Middlesex

Andres X. Vargas

3rd Essex

William J. Driscoll, Jr.

7th Norfolk

Patrick Joseph Kearney

4th Plymouth

Joseph W. McGonagle, Jr.

28th Middlesex

Elizabeth A. Malia

11th Suffolk

Daniel R. Cullinane

12th Suffolk

Marjorie C. Decker

25th Middlesex

James J. O'Day

14th Worcester

David Henry Argosky LeBoeuf

17th Worcester

Adrian C. Madaro

1st Suffolk

Denise C. Garlick

13th Norfolk

James K. Hawkins

2nd Bristol

Cindy F. Friedman

Fourth Middlesex

Daniel J. Ryan

2nd Suffolk


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 833        FILED ON: 1/15/2019

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1627

By Mr. Gordon of Bedford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1627) of Kenneth I. Gordon and others relative to the unemployment insurance law for workers with fluctuating work schedules.  Labor and Workforce Development.

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

 

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In the One Hundred and Ninety-First General Court
(2019-2020)

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An Act amending the unemployment insurance law for workers with fluctuating work schedules.

 

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows:
 

SECTION 1 Section 1 of chapter 151A of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2016 Official Edition, is hereby amended by striking out, in lines 343 and 344, the words “reported for the highest quarter” and inserting in place thereof the following words:-

wages reported for the highest quarter; and provided further, that if such deeming renders the individual ineligible for unemployment benefits, the amount shall be 1/26 of the total wages reported in the 2 quarters.