CHAPTER 389

FORMERLY

HOUSE BILL NO. 518

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 33, TITLE 19 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO UNEMPLOYMENT COMPENSATION AND DISQUALIFICATION FOR BENEFITS.

BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF DELAWARE:

Section 1. Amend Section 3315(1), Chapter 33, Title 19, Delaware Code by adding a second and third paragraph to read as follows:

"An individual who, pursuant to an option provided under a collective bargaining agreement or written employer plan which permits the waiver of the right to retain employment when there is a temporary layoff due to lack of work, has elected to be separated for a temporary period not to exceed 30 calendar days and the employer has consented thereto will not be considered to have left work voluntarily without good cause attributable to such work.

The second paragraph of this subsection shall be applicable for the two year period July 1, 1988 through June 30, 1990. At the end of two years, the provisions of said paragraph shall be subject to review by the Unemployment Compensation Advisory Council to ascertain its Impact on Delaware's Unemployment Insurance Trust Fund."

Approved July 14, 1988.