An Update on Unemployment in New Hampshire | New Hampshire Public Radio

An Update on Unemployment in New Hampshire

Jul 13, 2020

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As the economy has partially reopened, claims for jobless assistance have dropped. Still, tens of thousands of Granite Staters remain without work. We’ll get more detail and hear about a new program for self-employed people and efforts to reach those who face barriers in applying for help.

Air date: Tuesday, July 14, 2020

GUESTS:

Clement Kigugu - Executive director of Overcomers Refugee Services.

Richard Lavers - Deputy Commissioner of  New Hampshire Department of Employment Security.

Arnold Mikolo - President of Excel Connect, a language services business based in Manchester. 

RESOURCES:

Visit the National Law Employment Project (NELP) for COVID-19 Resources for unemployed and frontline workers and for an overview of the CARES Act unemployment programs.