Tag: Maryland Department of Labor
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
Comptroller Peter Franchot Thursday pressed a high-ranking Department of Labor official for answers as to why more than 15 months into the coronavirus pandemic hundreds of unemployment insurance claimants are still unable to get a claims representative on the phone at the state’s call centers.Read More
Democrat and Republican lawmakers praise Labor Secretary Tiffany Robinson for doing ‘her best’ handling record-number of unemployment claims
The Maryland Department of Labor has processed about 95% of the completed unemployment claims it has received since the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic in mid-March and about 80% of those claims have been paid, according to data the department recently provided to MarylandReporter.com.Read More
The federal government has approved Maryland’s 2020-2024 State Workforce Plan, the state’s Labor Secretary, Tiffany Robinson, said Friday.Read More
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