Morning Reads for Monday, June 22, 2020

Welcome to another Legislative Monday in June. Because it’s 2020 and why not?

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chamblee54
chamblee54
19 days ago

Here is the monday morning reader for today.

bethebalance
bethebalance
18 days ago

People still waiting over 3 months to get unemployment benefits: https://www.11alive.com/article/news/health/coronavirus/gdol-responds-to-unemployment-delay-complaints/85-a3a6addd-65e5-454c-9fb7-eb98056e378a Social media and other first-person accounts I’ve come across also indicate that in the first 2-3 weeks of June, there were large amounts of payment disruptions. I know the folks at DoL are doing their best, but there is also numerous accounts of frustrated employees, and many many accounts of employees just not being able to say what’s going on, how long things will take, etc. In fact, that response seems standard. I also know that some will defend the DoL’s approach, but wouldn’t it be nice if those… Read more »

chefdavid
chefdavid
18 days ago
Reply to  bethebalance

Tennessee has similar problems. My fiancé was furloughed in March still nothing. https://www.timesfreepress.com/news/local/story/2020/may/21/democrats-criticize-tennessee-lee-says-improving/523540/

bethebalance
bethebalance
18 days ago
Reply to  chefdavid

I know the troubles are common among states. I wonder if any state has gotten it done most effectively. If I find out, I’ll share.

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