Virtual

Wednesday, February 24, 2021 2:00 PM ~ 3:30 PM ET

States will share their experiences in using available resources to avoid layoffs in their states.

Maryland will share how it has used and leveraged its Rapid Resource and Set Aside Funds during the last nine months to implement a successful layoff aversion initiative.

Massachusetts will share how it uses Short Time Compensation to avoid layoffs in its state.

 

Moderator(s)

Jennifer Friedman, Director of the Office of State Systems, U.S. Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration,  Northeast Region

 

Presenter(s)

Lee Glasser, Workshare Administrator, Massachusetts Department of Unemployment Assistance

Wendy Hamlett, Director - DUA/DCS Integration, Massachusetts Department of Unemployment Assistance

Erin Roth, Deputy Assistant Secretary, Maryland Department of Labor, Division of Workforce Development and Adult Learning

Lauren Gilwee,  Policy Director, Maryland Department of Labor, Division of Workforce Development and Adult Learning