48-683. Short-time compensation program; department; funding; report.

(1) The department shall not use General Funds to implement the short-time compensation program. The department shall use any and all available federal funds to implement the short-time compensation program, including, but not limited to, federal funds distributed to the state under sections 903(c), 903(d), 903(f), and 903(g) of the federal Social Security Act, as amended.

(2) The department shall submit an annual report to the Governor and electronically to the Legislature on the short-time compensation program trends, including the number of employers filing short-time compensation program plans, the number of layoffs averted through the use of the short-time compensation program, the amount of short-time compensation program benefits paid, and other information pertinent to the short-time compensation program.

Source:Laws 2014, LB961, ยง 24.