HB1377 (2022) Detail

Relative to unemployment benefits for employees terminated for refusing to comply with a vaccine mandate.


HB 1377  - AS INTRODUCED

 

 

2022 SESSION

22-2521

04/08

 

HOUSE BILL 1377

 

AN ACT relative to unemployment benefits for employees terminated for refusing to comply with a vaccine mandate.

 

SPONSORS: Rep. Comtois, Belk. 7; Rep. Littlefield, Belk. 3; Rep. Kofalt, Hills. 4; Rep. Ammon, Hills. 40

 

COMMITTEE: Labor, Industrial and Rehabilitative Services

 

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ANALYSIS

 

This bill establishes rights for employees for noncompliance with an employer-required vaccination mandate.

 

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Explanation: Matter added to current law appears in bold italics.

Matter removed from current law appears [in brackets and struckthrough.]

Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

22-2521

04/08

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Twenty Two

 

AN ACT relative to unemployment benefits for employees terminated for refusing to comply with a vaccine mandate.

 

Be it Enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court convened:

 

1  New Subdivision; Vaccination Mandates.  Amend RSA 275 by inserting after section 77 the following new subdivision:

Vaccination Mandates

275:78  Vaccination Mandates.  An employee who is terminated, placed on leave, or given zero hours of billable time, for noncompliance with an employer-mandated vaccination requirement shall have the right to:

I.  An additional 6 months of standard unemployment benefits under RSA 282-A:25 beyond the maximum duration or benefit amount, payable by the employer or the department of unemployment security.

II.  An expedited court hearing which shall occur not more than 14 days after the filing of a claim under this subdivision.  

III.  Recover court costs and legal fees incurred in enforcing this subdivision.

2  Effective Date.  This act shall take effect 60 days after its passage.

Links

HB1377 at GenCourtMobile

Action Dates

Date Body Type
Jan. 27, 2022 House Hearing

Bill Text Revisions

HB1377 Revision: 34032 Date: Dec. 1, 2021, 12:02 p.m.

Docket


Jan. 27, 2022: Public Hearing: 01/27/2022 2:30 p.m. SHReps Hall


Dec. 1, 2021: Introduced 01/05/2022 and referred to Labor, Industrial and Rehabilitative Services