Work Sharing Solutions

March 4, 2014

Charleston Gazette РWith an Aug. 22, 2015 deadline approaching for a share of $100 million in federal grants, the West Virginia Legislature is one step closer to implementing a work-share program in the Mountain State. Read

House Bill 4409 creates a work-share program known as the Valued Employee Retention program in West Virginia.

The program’s goal is to curb layoffs by reducing employees’ work hours while supplementing lost hours of work with unemployment benefits. The house passed the bill¬† Feb. 24.