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AB 1731 Offers Much-Needed Reforms to California’s Work Sharing Program

Sep 29, 2020

Signed into law on September 28, 2020, AB 1731 moves California’s work sharing program into the 21st century by mandating an online application process and specific deadlines for delivering claim forms. Work sharing is an unemployment insurance (UI) benefit program that gives employers the option of reducing employee hours during an economic downturn in lieu of layoffs. The employee receives a prorated UI benefit to replace the loss in wages. (Read More)

Article By: Chad D. Greeson & Bruce J. Sarchet Littler

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