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H.R.4135 Keep Americans Working Act, 111th Congress

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  • Latest Action: Nov 19, 2009 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

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    • Preserve NC Jobs with a Short-Time Compensation Program - August 16, 2010 by The Progressive Pulse - And, in the meantime, there are two federal bills—HR 4135 and S 2831– that could provide needed support for state implementation and better define short-time compensation programs for the purposes of Federal Unemployment Tax Act (FUTA) ...

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      As noted by The Progressive Pulse on August 16, 2010, "And, in the meantime, there are two federal bills—HR 4135 and S 2831– that could provide needed support for state implementation and better define short-time compensation programs for the purposes of Federal Unemployment Tax Act (FUTA) ..." (http://pulse.ncpolicywatch.org/2010/08/17/preserve-n-c-jobs-with-a-short-time-compensation-program/)
    • How can Short-Term Compensation Programs Reduce Overwork ... - July 30, 2010 by Overworked and Exempt - A discussion of HR 4135 which offers short-term compensation programs to encourage employers to reduce their overall workforce hours versus lay-offs.

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      As noted by Overworked and Exempt on July 30, 2010, "A discussion of HR 4135 which offers short-term compensation programs to encourage employers to reduce their overall workforce hours versus lay-offs." (http://www.overworkedandexempt.com/2010/07/31/unemployment-crisis-short-term-compensation-prevent-overwork/)
    • Policy Responses to Long-Term Unemployment - July 02, 2010 by Graphic Design - Work-sharing bills have been introduced in both the House and the Senate (HR 4135 and S. 2831) based on the programs in several states. Extend benefits to the long-term unemployed and ensure benefits stay on until local economies ...

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      As noted by Graphic Design on July 02, 2010, "Work-sharing bills have been introduced in both the House and the Senate (HR 4135 and S. 2831) based on the programs in several states. Extend benefits to the long-term unemployed and ensure benefits stay on until local economies ..." (http://xn--ket412iqca708c.com/careers-and-employment/policy-responses-to-long-term-unemployment.html)

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