(Repealed by P.L.38-1993, SEC.61.)
Unemployment insurance board; duties; membership; term of office; compensation; traveling expenses; meetings
Sec. 2. (a) The Indiana unemployment insurance board is created. The board is responsible for the oversight of the unemployment insurance program. The board shall report annually to the governor on the status of unemployment insurance together with recommendations for maintaining the solvency of the unemployment insurance benefit fund. The department staff shall provide support to the board. The unemployment insurance board shall consist of nine (9) members, who shall be appointed by the governor, as follows:
(1) Four (4) members shall be appointed as representatives of labor and its interests.
(2) One (1) member shall be appointed as a representative of the state and its interest and of the public at large.
(3) Two (2) members shall be appointed as representatives of the large employers of the state.
(4) Two (2) members shall be appointed as representatives of the independent merchants and small employers of the state.
All appointments shall be made for terms of four (4) years. All appointments to full terms or to fill vacancies shall be made so that all terms end on March 31.
(b) Every Indiana unemployment insurance board member so appointed shall serve until a successor shall have been appointed and qualified. Before entering upon the discharge of official duties, each member of the board shall take and subscribe to an oath of office, which shall be filed in the office of the secretary of state. Any vacancy occurring in the membership of the board for any cause shall be filled by appointment by the governor for the unexpired term. The governor may, at any time, remove any member of the board for misconduct, incapacity, or neglect of duty. Each member of the board shall be entitled to receive as compensation for the member's services the sum of one hundred dollars ($100) per month for each and every month which the member devotes to the actual performance of the member's duties, as prescribed in this article, but the total amount of such compensation shall not exceed the sum of twelve hundred dollars ($1,200) per year. In addition to the compensation hereinbefore prescribed, each member of the board shall be entitled to receive the amount of traveling and other necessary expenses actually incurred while engaged in the performance of official duties.
(c) The board may hold one (1) regular meeting each month and such called meetings as may be deemed necessary by the commissioner or the board. The April meeting shall be known as the annual meeting. Five (5) members of the board constitute a quorum for the transaction of business. At its first meeting and at each annual meeting held thereafter, the board shall organize by the election of a president and vice president from its own number, each of whom,
except those first elected, shall serve for a term of one (1) year and
until a successor is elected.
(Formerly: Acts 1947, c.208, s.1902; Acts 1971, P.L.355, SEC.43.) As amended by P.L.18-1987, SEC.53; P.L.21-1995, SEC.92; P.L.108-2006, SEC.37.
(Repealed by P.L.105-1994, SEC.6.)
Administration of programs
Sec. 4. The department of workforce development established under IC 22-4.1-2-1 shall administer job training and placement services and unemployment insurance.
(Formerly: Acts 1947, c.208, s.1904; Acts 1955, c.317, s.11.) As amended by P.L.144-1986, SEC.109; P.L.18-1987, SEC.55; P.L.21-1995, SEC.93; P.L.290-2001, SEC.13; P.L.175-2009, SEC.32.
Requirement that administrative law judges be licensed attorneys
Sec. 4.2. Each administrative law judge employed or used by the department of workforce development must be an attorney who is licensed to practice law in Indiana.
As added by P.L.110-2010, SEC.32.
Annual report of claims involving domestic or family violence
Sec. 4.5. (a) Before March 1 of each year, the department shall determine the number of claims filed, the number of individuals entitled to receive unemployment benefits under this article, and the amount of benefits charged to the fund for those individuals who qualified for benefits due to:
(1) discharge; or
(2) leaving employment;
for circumstances resulting from domestic or family violence.
(b) The department shall submit its determination from the prior calendar year to the legislative council before June 30 of each year.
As added by P.L.189-2003, SEC.7.
(Repealed by P.L.2-1995, SEC.140.)
Workforce skills, strengths, and weaknesses; uniform assessment system
Sec. 6. (a) The department shall develop a uniform system for assessing workforce skills, strengths, and weaknesses in individuals.
Sec. 7. (a) The department annually shall prepare a written report of its training activities and the training activities of the various workforce investment boards during the immediately preceding state fiscal year. The department's annual report for a particular state fiscal year must include information for each training project for which either the department or a workforce development board provided any funding during that state fiscal year. At a minimum, the following information must be provided for such a training project:
(1) A description of the training project, including the name and address of the training provider.
(2) The amount of funding that either the department or a workforce investment board provided for the project and an indication of which entity provided the funding.
(3) The number of trainees who participated in the project.
(4) Demographic information about the trainees, including the age of each trainee, the education attainment level of each trainee, and for those training projects that have specific gender requirements, the gender of each trainee.
(5) The results of the project, including skills developed by trainees, any license or certification associated with the training project, the extent to which trainees have been able to secure employment or obtain better employment, and descriptions of the specific jobs which trainees have been able to secure or to which trainees have been able to advance.
(b) With respect to trainees that have been able to secure employment or obtain better employment, the department of workforce development shall compile data on the retention rates of those trainees in the jobs which the trainees secured or to which they advanced. The department shall include information concerning those retention rates in each of its annual reports.
(c) On or before October 1 of each state fiscal year, each workforce investment board shall provide the department with a written report of its training activities for the immediately preceding state fiscal year. The workforce development board shall prepare the report in the manner prescribed by the department. However, at a minimum, the workforce development board shall include in its report the information required by subsection (a) for each training project for which the workforce development board provided any funding during the state fiscal year covered by the report. In addition,
the workforce development board shall include in each report
retention rate information as set forth in subsection (b).
(d) The department shall provide a copy of its annual report for a particular state fiscal year to the:
(2) legislative council; and
(3) unemployment insurance board;
on or before December 1 of the immediately preceding state fiscal year. An annual report provided under this subsection to the legislative council must be in an electronic format under IC 5-14-6.
As added by P.L.179-1999, SEC.2. Amended by P.L.28-2004, SEC.159.
(Repealed by P.L.100-2012, SEC.58.)