Tag: Maryland unemployment
Maryland labor secretary hears unemployment app co...
By Capital News Service | October 29, 2021 | News | 0 |
How will the end of enhanced UI benefits affect th...
By Bryan Renbaum | September 7, 2021 | COVID-19, News | 0 |
Can the state’s unemployment system be fixed...
By Bryan Renbaum | September 2, 2021 | COVID-19, News | 1 |
Md’s congressional delegation seeks answers ...
By Bryan Renbaum | August 27, 2021 | COVID-19, News | 0 |
Md. Democratic Party chair slams Hogan’s dec...
By Bryan Renbaum | May 13, 2021 | COVID-19, News | 0 |
Schulz, Perez spar over the Hogan administration’s handling of pandemic UI
by Bryan Renbaum | November 9, 2021 | Election | 0 |
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
Maryland labor secretary hears unemployment app concerns
by Capital News Service | October 29, 2021 | News | 0 |
The state’s labor department received over 2.9 million new unemployment claims since the beginning of COVID-19 and paid over $14 billion to Marylanders in state and federal benefits, according to Robinson’s presentation.Read More
How will the end of enhanced UI benefits affect the state’s labor market?
by Bryan Renbaum | September 7, 2021 | COVID-19, News | 0 |
Republicans long argued that the enhanced unemployment insurance benefits that were made available to claimants under the CARES Act discouraged people from returning work, while Democrats often countered that the extra benefits had little or no effect on the job market and were necessary due to the economic devastation brought about by the coronavirus pandemic.Read More
Can the state’s unemployment system be fixed? If so, how?
by Bryan Renbaum | September 2, 2021 | COVID-19, News | 1 |
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
Md’s congressional delegation seeks answers from Robinson on unemployment
by Bryan Renbaum | August 27, 2021 | COVID-19, News | 0 |
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
Md. Democratic Party chair slams Hogan’s decision to reinstate work search requirements for unemployment recipients
by Bryan Renbaum | May 13, 2021 | COVID-19, News | 0 |
@BryanRenbaum Maryland Democratic Party Chair Yvette Lewis Thursday slammed Gov. Larry...Read More
Democrat and Republican lawmakers praise Labor Secretary Tiffany Robinson for doing ‘her best’ handling record-number of unemployment claims
by Bryan Renbaum | November 16, 2020 | COVID-19, News | 0 |
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
Maryland’s Labor Report: 349,300 jobs lost in April
by Bryan Renbaum | May 22, 2020 | COVID-19, News | 0 |
The numbers in Maryland’s latest labor report are troubling with 349,300 jobs lost and business leaders say it’s going to be a long road to recovery.
“The numbers are quite sobering. I believe it speaks to the tailspin our economy has been in due to the Covid-19 pandemic,” Howard County Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Leonardo McClarty told MarylandReporter.com in an email on Friday.Read More
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