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Unemployment Update: Jobless Rate; Benefits Extension: Claims Processing; Fraud Cases; Getting Help


The latest information about unemployment issues in Maine. We'll discuss the effects of job losses due to the pandemic and whether people are getting back to work. We'll also learn about the latest extension of unemployment benefits, how claims processing is going, and what's happening with the large numbers of fraudulent cases.


Laura Fortman, commissioner, Maine Department of Labor

Matt Schlobohm, executive director, Maine AFL-CIO


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