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Maine HR Convention: May 11-15, 2020 – Virtual+ Edition


Workshop B: Maine’s Department of Labor

Friday, May 15th, 2020 @ 10:15 am - 11:45 am

What You Need to Know During and Post COVID 19

Learning Objectives:

  • Laura Fortman, Maine’s Commissioner of Labor, joins us for a wide-ranging discussion on the status of our unemployment compensation system in light of Coronavirus layoffs and furloughs, including an immersion in procedures, data, and public policy.
  • Learn about shifts in workforce development programs in Maine resulting from the COVID 19 crisis.
  • Hear about a range of other resources available to employers and employees as we begin to position employees for a return to work.

Approved for HRCI General/HR Credit and SHRM Credit.


Program Faculty: Laura Fortman