Summary: H.R.5408 — 114th Congress (2015-2016)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (06/08/2016)

Layoff Prevention Extension Act of 2016

This bill amends the Middle Class Tax Relief and Job Creation Act of 2012 with respect to state short-time compensation programs that allow employers to reduce the workweek of their employees in lieu of layoffs. The bill: (1) extends federal financing of the programs for an additional two years; and (2) extends through December 31, 2016, the deadline for a state to submit to the Department of Labor its application for a short-time compensation program grant.