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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 194         FILED ON: 1/8/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1769

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Cleon H. Turner

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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 relative to municipal seasonal workers.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Cleon H. Turner

1st Barnstable

Bruce E. Tarr

First Essex and Middlesex

Bradley H. Jones, Jr.

20th Middlesex

James J. Dwyer

30th Middlesex

Kevin J. Kuros

8th Worcester

Michael O. Moore

Second Worcester


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 194        FILED ON: 1/8/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1769

By Mr. Turner of Dennis, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1769) of Cleon H. Turner and others relative to unemployment insurance for seasonal workers at  municipal, county, or state golf courses.  Labor and Workforce Development. 

 

[SIMILAR MATTER FILED IN PREVIOUS SESSION
SEE HOUSE, NO. 547 OF 2011-2012.]


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
 

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In the Year Two Thousand Thirteen

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An Act relative to municipal seasonal workers.
 

              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. Chapter 151A of the general laws shall be amended in subsection (bb) by deleting paragraphs (1) and (2) in their entirety and replacing them with the following:-

              (1)   has been employed by a seasonal employer in seasonal employment during a regularly recurring period or periods of  less than sixteen weeks in a calendar year or by a public employer at a municipal, county, or state golf course for less than 28 weeks in a calendar year for all seasonal periods as determined by the commissioner or as otherwise defined in this chapter.

              (2)   has been hired for a specific temporary seasonal period as determined by the commissioner or as otherwise defined in this chapter.

              SECTION 2. Chapter 151A shall be further amended in subsection (bb), paragraph (3), sentence (A) by inserting in said sentence after the word, “seasonal employer”, the words, “or by a public employer at a municipal, county or state golf course”.

              SECTION 3. Chapter 151A shall be further amended in subsection (cc) by adding after the first sentence the following sentence:-

              For the purposes of public seasonal employment at a municipal, county, or state golf course, the seasonal period shall be 28 weeks or less.

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