HOUSE BILL NO. 249
AS AMENDED BY HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 1
AN ACT TO AMEND SECTION 3315(4), CHAPTER 33, TITLE 19, DELAWARE CODE, RELATING TO UNEMPLOYMENT COMPENSATION BENEFITS.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF DELAWARE:
Section 1. Amend Section 3315(4), Chapter 33, Title 19, Delaware Code, by inserting between the word "dispute" and the word "at" the following phrase: "(other than a lockout)".
Section 2. Amend §3315(4), Chapter 33, Title 19, Delaware Code, by
replacing the semicolon ";" that appears therein with i period ".".
Section 3. Amend §3315(4), Chapter 33, Title 19, Delaware Code, by adding a new second sentence to read as follows:
For purposes of this subsection, a lockout exists when:
The contract between the employing unit and the individual's bona fide labor organization has expired and contract negotiations are continuing; and
The individual, through his bone fide labor organization, has offered to continue working for a reasonable time under the pre-existing terms and conditions of employment so as to avert a work stoppage pending the final settlement of the contract negotiations; and
The employing unit has refused to permit work to continue and maintain the status quo for a reasonable time pending further negotiations."
Approved May 20, 1992.