Unemployment Insurance (UI) Law

UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE (UI) LAW

Prepared by:
Jessica L. Webster, Staff Attorney
Legal Services Advocacy Project
651-842-6902
jlwebster@mnlsap.org
I. LOCKOUTS
Chapter 85, Article 4, Section 5 (HF 729)
Amends Minn. Stat. § 268.125 subd. 1
Effective July 1, 2013

Makes up to 26 weeks of additional unemployment benefits available to employees who stop working as a result of a lockout. Requires employees to exhaust regular benefits and be ineligible for extended state or federal unemployment benefits to access benefits under this section.