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09.32.01 - Unemployment Insurance - Final Regulations

FINAL ACTION ON REGULATIONS
MARYLAND REGISTER, VOLUME 46, ISSUE 5,
FRIDAY, JULY 6, 2018

Subtitle 32 UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE

09.32.01 Obligations of Employerrs

Labor and Employment Article,§§8-101, 8-206, 8-305, 8-601, 8-602, 8-613, 8-614, 8-625, 8-626, 8-1002.1, and 8-1005, Annotated Code of Maryland

Notice of Final Action
[18-301-F]

On October 30, 2018, the Maryland Division of Unemployment Insurance adopted amendments to Regulation .05 under COMAR 09.32.01.05 Obligations of Employers. This action, which was proposed for adoption in 45:19 Md. R. 869 (September 14, 2018), has been adopted as proposed.

Effective Date: March 11, 2019.

DAYNE FREEMAN
Assistant Secretary

.05 Charging of Benefit Payments.
  A. Contributor.
    (1) (text unchanged)
    (2) Benefit Payments Not Chargeable. Benefit payments may not be charged against the earned-rate record of a contributor who is a base period employer when the claimant:
      (a)—(b) (text unchanged)
      (c) [Has been continuously employed by the employer on a part-time basis while the claimant is separated from other employment and is otherwise eligible for benefits; or] Was employed by the employing unit on a continuous part-time basis as of the date of the claimant’s initial claim for benefits; or
      (d) (text unchanged)
    (3) Continuous Part-Time Basis. For the purposes of this regulation, employment is on a continuous part-time basis under Labor and Employment Article, Title 8, Subtitle 6, Annotated Code of Maryland if:
      (a) The claimant was not employed by the employing unit on a full-time basis during the base period;
      (b) The claimant continued to be employed by the employing unit on a part-time basis as of the date of the initial claim for benefits; and
      (c) The employing unit did not cause the claimant’s part-time working hours to be reduced.
    
[(3)] (4)—[(4)] (5) (text unchanged)
  B.—E. (text unchanged)