Tag: Labor Secretary Tiffany Robinson
Schulz, 52, served as state labor secretary from 2015-2019, when she was succeeded by Tiffany Robinson. That means that Schulz was no longer in charge of the state’s UI program when the pandemic began and the program attracted widespread criticism for being so badly mismanaged compared with that of other states in the nation that the General Assembly convened a series of oversight hearings.Read More
The Maryland Department of Labor’s distribution of unemployment insurance benefits has been so badly mismanaged that state lawmakers and the state’s entire congressional delegation are still baffled as to why 18 months into the coronavirus pandemic thousands have yet to be paid and some cannot even get a claims representative on the phone despite having made repeated calls.Read More
The entire Maryland congressional delegation is seeking answers from the state Department Labor as to why the state’s distribution of unemployment insurance benefits was so badly mismanaged, especially when compared with that of other states throughout the nation.Read More
Former U.S. Education Secretary and Democratic gubernatorial candidate John King Jr. said state Labor Secretary Tiffany Robinson should resign from office for having mismanaged Maryland’s unemployment insurance system.Read More
Maryland’s economy shed 6,400 jobs in June and the state’s unemployment rate increased from 6.1% to 6.2%, according to preliminary data released by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics on Friday morning.Read More
Marylanders who want to continue receiving federal unemployment benefits will soon again be required to actively search for work, state Labor Secretary Tiffany Robinson said Wednesday.Read More
If you were expecting a ruling today on a request for a preliminary injunction by attorneys representing unemployed workers challenging Gov. Larry Hogan’s decision to bring an early end to the state’s participation in federal unemployment benefits you might be disappointed.Read More
State uncovers unemployment fraud scheme targeting Hogan, Rutherford, Robinson and other high-ranking state officials
Not even Maryland’s highest ranking officials are immune from scams.
That includes Gov. Larry Hogan, Lt. Gov. Boyd Rutherford, Labor Secretary Tiffany Robinson and several other cabinet members-all of whom were targeted in an unemployment insurance fraud scheme- the state of Maryland announced on Wednesday.
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