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The Act extends the period during which certain employers' unemployment contribution rates shall be in effect under the Employment Security Law from 1996 to 2001. The Act also limits the time an employer is allowed to make voluntary contributions to the unemployment fund to 120 days. Additionally, the Act provides that under certain circumstances, an employee who has been discharged or suspended for a violation of his or her employer's drug-free workplace policy shall be denied unemployment benefits. The Act provides for the admissibility and authentication of laboratory test results submitted by an individual with respect to an alleged violation of an employer's drug-free workplace policy. The Act further establishes that an individual applying for a new claim for unemployment compensation shall be advised of the tax consequences and other information regarding deductions and withholding amounts.

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