Citations Affected: IC 22-4-14-7.
Synopsis: Head Start employment and unemployment benefits.
Provides that unemployment benefits may not be paid to an individual
employed by a Head Start or an Early Head Start program for a week
during a period between two successive academic years or terms if the
individual performs the employment in the first academic year or term
and there is a reasonable assurance that the individual will be employed
in the second academic year or term. Makes conforming amendments.
Effective: July 1, 2011.
January 5, 2011, read first time and referred to Committee on Pensions and Labor.
A BILL FOR AN ACT to amend the Indiana Code concerning labor
between two (2) regular but not successive terms, or during a
period of paid sabbatical leave provided for in the individual's
contract, to any individual if the individual performs the services
in the first of the academic years or terms and if there is a
reasonable assurance that the individual will perform services in
an instructional, research, or principal administrative capacity for
any educational institution in the second of the academic years or
(2) (3)With respect to services performed in any capacity (other
than those listed in subdivision (1) of this section) (2)) for an
educational institution, benefits may not be paid based on the
service of an individual for any week which commences during
a period between two (2) successive academic years or terms if
the individual performs the service in the first of the academic
years or terms and there is reasonable assurance that the
individual will perform the service in the second of the academic
years or terms. However, with respect to weeks of unemployment
beginning on or after January 1, 1984, if compensation is denied
to any individual under this subdivision and the individual was
not offered an opportunity to perform such services for the
educational institution for the second of the academic years or
terms, the individual is entitled to a retroactive payment of
compensation for each week for which the individual filed a
timely claim for compensation and for which compensation was
denied solely by reason of this subdivision.
(3) (4) With respect to any services described in subdivisions (1)
subdivision (2) or (2) of this section, (3), compensation payable
for these services shall be denied to any individual for any week
which commences during an established and customary vacation
period or holiday recess if there is reasonable assurance that the
individual will perform the services in the period immediately
following the vacation period or holiday recess.
(4) (5) With respect to any services described in subdivisions (1)
(2) and (2), (3), benefits shall not be payable on the basis of
services in any such capacities as specified in subdivisions (1),
(2), and (3), and (4) to any individual who performed such
services in an educational institution while in the employ of an
educational service agency. For purposes of this subdivision, the
term "educational service agency" means a governmental agency
or governmental entity that is established and operated
exclusively for the purpose of providing such services to one (1)
or more educational institutions.