Over A Month Into The Pandemic, Vermonters Still Struggle To Get Unemployment Benefits
Vermonters are still having a hard time filing their weekly claims for unemployment due to a slow system and backed up phone lines. This hour, we get an update from the state about what it's doing to streamline the process, and hear what the federal CARES Act is doing to provide relief to Americans.
Our guests are:
- Michael Harrington, Acting Commissioner for Vermont Department of Labor
- Patricia Anderson, professor of economics at Dartmouth College
Broadcast live on Thursday, April 16, 2020 at 12 p.m. Rebroadcast at 7 p.m.