New Department of Labor UI Virtual Town Hall Meetings

The following are new virtual town hall meetings scheduled for this week.  For links to watch these events live, and for a listing of all scheduled events, see the Department of Labor calendar by clicking here.


Tuesday, April 21

Self Employed Update:  PUA Program

Time: 2:00 pm

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: Michael Harrington (Interim Commissioner) and Cameron Wood (Director, Unemployment Insurance) 


Wednesday, April 22

Unemployment Insurance:  Claimant 101

Time: 8:30 am

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. 


Thursday, April 23

Self Employed Update:  PUA Program

Time: 2:00 pm

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)


Friday, April 24

Unemployment Insurance:  Claimant 101

Time: 8:30 am

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.


New postings for previous events for employers and employees have been uploaded to the Department’s YouTube Channel, and may be viewed by clicking here.