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HB 1132 - Notification of Plant Closure or Mass Layoff - Key Vote

Indiana Key Votes

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Legislation - Bill Sent To Committee (Senate) -
Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (51-49) - (Key vote)

Title: Notification of Plant Closure or Mass Layoff

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that requires all businesses to give employees 60 days notice prior to closing or mass layoff.

Highlights:
- Applies to businesses with 50 or more employees [1(22-2-5)(a)(1-2)]. - Exempts federally owned businesses and Indian tribes [1(22-2-5)(b)(1-3)]. - Applies to layoffs of more than 6 months and reduction of hours by 50% or more [1(22-3-5)(a)(1-3). - Allows employers to notify employees by mail or by including notification with paychecks [1(22-10-5)(b)(1-2)]. - Exempts businesses from requirement when notifications could endanger potential funding to keep business open or when facing an unpredicted closure [1(22-11-5)(a)(1-2)]. - Requires employers to provide employee compensation if they fail to properly inform employees of a closing or mass layoff [1(22-15-5)(a-b).
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Notification of Plant Closure or Mass Layoff

Sponsors

  • Dennis Tyler (IN - D) (Out Of Office)

Co-sponsors

  • Billie J. Breaux (IN - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Sue E. Errington (IN - D) (Out Of Office)
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