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North Dakota Senate Votes Again To Deny Unemployment Benefits To Locked out Union Workers

North Dakota Senate Votes Again To Deny Unemployment Benefits To Locked out Union Workers

The debate over this issue which occurred in the Senate yesterday was over amending an existing bill to add this provision. The debate in the Senate which took place today was on the final passage of the bill. And it was, again, a lengthy debate as Democrats weren’t quite done grandstanding for their union allies.

Video: ND Senate Passes Amendment To Deny Unemployment Benefits To Workers In Labor Disputes

Earlier I wrote about a proposed amendment to HB1112 which would clarify existing law making it clear that unemployment benefits are not to go to workers involved in a labor dispute. Earlier this month the North Dakota Supreme Court ruled that the language was ambiguous, and granted unemployment benefits to a group of locked out

ND Legislature To Amend Labor Law To Deny Unemployment Benefits To Locked Out Union Workers

In a ridiculous and tortured interpretation of existing law, the North Dakota Supreme Court ruled that locked out American Crystal Sugar workers were entitled to unemployment benefits. Because the obvious legislative intent of the current law was disregarded by the court, the legislature is going to clarify the law for them. Senator Jerry Klein (R-Fessenden)

SAB's Top Posts For The Last Week, Open Thread

These were the top posts, by page views, on SayAnythingBlog.com for the week that was: Democrat Legislator Jessica Haak Calls Republican Majority Leader A “Nazi” – Rep. Jessica Haak – (D-Jamestown) got caught posting nasty things, untrue things about Republicans on Twitter. When House Majority Leader Al Carlson confronted her about it, she called him

North Dakota Supreme Court Gives Locked Out Crystal Workers Unemployment Benefits

In a ruling that boils down to North Dakota taxpayers subsidizing labor disputes, the North Dakota Supreme Court has ruled that American Crystal union members are entitled to unemployment benefits. Using some rather tortured linguistic acrobatics, the court’s majority somehow manages to conclude that “work stoppage dispute of any kind” somehow doesn’t mean a lockout.

Democrats Want To Subsidize Labor Battles

After a bill to expand North Dakota’s unemployment benefits to locked out American Crystal Sugar workers failed during the special legislative session held in late 2011, Democrats vowed to introduce it in the regular session. That bill, SB2224, has been introduced. If passed, the law would continue to deny unemployment benefits to striking workers but

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