4141.54 Employees who satisfy availability requirement.

(A) Notwithstanding any provision in this chapter to the contrary, a participating employee who satisfies the availability requirement of division (A)(2) of section 4141.53 of the Revised Code shall not be required to be totally or partially unemployed within the meaning of division (M) or (N) of section 4141.01 of the Revised Code, shall not be required to file a claim for unemployment compensation benefits pursuant to section 4141.28 of the Revised Code, and shall not be required to meet ability to work, availability for work, and work search requirements that would otherwise be applicable to the participating employee, to receive shared work compensation under the SharedWork Ohio program.

(B) The director of job and family services shall establish a schedule of consecutive two-week periods within the effective period of each approved shared work plan for the filing of shared work compensation claims. At the end of each scheduled period, the participating employer, in accordance with procedures prescribed by the director, shall file claims on behalf of the participating employer's participating employees. A participating employee, in accordance with procedures prescribed by the director, shall attest to the hours reported, report any other hours worked for an employer who is not the participating employer, and provide additional information as is requested by the director.

Added by 130th General Assembly File No. 35, HB 37, §1, eff. 7/11/2013.