Department of Labor Virtual Town Hall Series

DEPARTMENT OF LABOR ANNOUNCES DATES AND TOPICS FOR VIRTUAL TOWN HALL EVENTS

Montpelier – The Vermont Department of Labor has announced it will continue its Virtual Town Hall events for the week of April 19, 2020. The Department announced the events in response to the impact of COVID-19.

Dates and employer-focused conversation topics for the week of April 19, 2020 include:

 

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 22

  • Unemployment Insurance – Claimant 101
    • Time: 8:30am
    • Overview: Department of Labor staff will provide an overview of top questions the Unemployment Insurance Division has received, as well as general instruction, tips and updates to attendees.
    • Online Linkhttps://bit.ly/5_VTLaborTownHall_Claimants

 

THURSDAY, APRIL 23

  • Self Employed Update – PUA Program
    • Time: 2:00pm
    • Overview: Update on the application process and implementation of Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA), providing unemployment benefits for those previously not eligible. This includes Self Employed, Independent Contractors and Sole Proprietors, among others.
    • Speakers: Cameron Wood (Director, Unemployment Insurance)
    • Online Linkhttps://bit.ly/VTLaborTownHall_April23

 

FRIDAY, APRIL 24

  • Unemployment Insurance – Claimant 101
    • Time: 8:30am
    • Overview: Department of Labor staff will provide an overview of top questions the Unemployment Insurance Division has received, as well as general instruction, tips, and updates to attendees.
    • Online Linkhttps://bit.ly/6_VTLaborTownHall_Claimants

 

A full schedule of Department events can be found at labor.vermont.gov/calendar, and previous events are uploaded to the Department’s YouTube Channel, which may be viewed here: https://bit.ly/VTLabor-Youtube.

The Department of Labor will continue to hold these events as needed and will provide topics that are timely and of current community benefit. For further information and updates on the Vermont Department of Labor, please visit labor.vermont.gov.