No, an employer may limit a Shared-Work plan to a specific department, shift or other organizational unit. You may have more than one Shared-Work plan.
Your application will be reviewed within 15 days of receipt of the application. The decision to approve or disapprove a Shared-Work plan is a matter within the department's discretion and is not appealable. You will be notified in writing when the plan is approved or disapproved. The plan will be effective the Sunday after the week the plan is approved.
Yes. Employees must have been employed in the department, shift or unit for at least three months immediately preceding the date the plan is submitted to the department for approval. Employees who will work 40 or more hours per week while the plan is in effect are also excluded.
Yes. If your employees are covered by a collective bargaining agreement, a signed consent form from the collective bargaining representative must accompany the application for approval of a Shared-Work plan.
As the employer, you will be responsible for distributing the initial UC application forms to your employees and, once completed, mailing them to the department. In addition, you will be required to submit claims on behalf of your employees on a biweekly basis.