Unemployment Task Force

For months, Kentucky lawmakers have been meeting in a special task force to address the state’s unemployment system.This comes after tens of thousands of people lost their jobs in the pandemic. Many of them have had trouble receiving their benefits.Tuesday morning, the final meeting of the Unemployment Task Force was held as they prepare to give lawmakers recommendations.A lot of the discussion was over the new system that will take several years to put into use that will replace the outdated and overrun unemployment computer system that many blame on the backlog of claims and problems dating back to March 2020.

Source: MG News

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