Department of Labor

Virtual Town Hall Series: Self Employed Update – PUA Program

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, Sole Proprietors, among others.
    • Speakers: Cameron Wood (Director, Unemployment Insurance)
    • Online Linkhttps://bit.ly/VTLaborTownHall_April23
Thursday, April 23, 2020 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm

Virtual Town Hall Series: Self Employed Update – PUA Program

TUESDAY, APRIL 21

  • 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, Sole Proprietors, among others.
    • Speakers: Michael Harrington (Interim Commissioner) and Cameron Wood (Director, Unemployment Insurance)
    • Online Linkhttps://bit.ly/VTLaborTownHall_April21
Tuesday, April 21, 2020 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm

Virtual Town Hall Series - Unemployment Insurance 101 for Claimants

To help the increasing number of people filing for unemployment insurance benefits, the Vermont Department of Labor has added claimant-focused sessions to its schedule of Virtual Town Hall events.

THURSDAY, APRIL 9

  • Unemployment Insurance 101 for Claimants
    • Time: 8:30am – 9:15am
    • Overview: Department of Labor staff will provide an overview of the unemployment insurance claims process, common questions claimants have and general tips for claimants.
    • Online Linkbit.ly/2VTLaborTownHall_Claimants

A full schedule of the Department’s Virtual Town Hall events can be found at labor.vermont.gov/calendar. All virtual events will be recorded and accessible on the Department website, as well as on  the Department’s YouTube Channel, which may be viewed here: https://bit.ly/VTLabor-Youtube.

Thursday, April 9, 2020 - 8:30am to 9:15am

Virtual Town Hall Series: Employers

The Vermont Department of Labor has announced that it will hold the first in a series of Virtual Town Hall events on Thursday, April 2 at 2:00pm. This first event will focus on services for employers, focusing on issues around Unemployment Insurance, among other labor-related topics. Full event details are listed below:

Department of Labor Virtual Town Hall Series

  • DATE: Thursday, April 2, 2020
  • TIME: 2:00pm – 3:00 pm
  • PRESENTERS:
    • Michael Harrington, Interim Commissioner, VT Department of Labor
    • Cameron Wood, Director of Unemployment Insurance Division, VT Department of Labor
    • Dirk Anderson, General Counsel, VT Department of Labor
  • Link to join Virtual Town Hall event: bit.ly/VTlaborTownHall

The event is available for any employer in the State of Vermont looking for more information about labor related topics. A portion of the event will be held for Q&A with the presenters. If you are unable to view the event, a recording will be created and made available for viewing after the event.

Future dates and times for the Virtual Town Hall series have not yet been finalized, but further updates will be posted on the Department’s website at https://Labor.Vermont.gov.

 

Thursday, April 2, 2020 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
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Contact Information

COVID-19 Update: Department of Labor offices are currently closed due to COVID-19. Please contact the Department by phone.

Vermont Department of Labor
5 Green Mountain Drive
P.O. Box 488
Montpelier, 05601-0488
(802) 828-4000

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