#WeGotThisWA Series: Navigating State Unemployment in a Pandemic

#WeGotThisWA Series: Navigating State Unemployment in a Pandemic

Standby, Partial Work, and Shared Work

  • Date(s): Mon, Mar 23, 2020
  • Time(s): 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Members: Free, registration required
  • Non-Members: Free, registration required
  • Additional Information: Registration has closed for this event. Please email Hannah at hannahh@seattlechamber.com to see if there is space for you to join. If you have already registered, you should have received an email from Leigh this morning with the link to join the webinar at 11am. Please email Leigh at leighj@seattlechamber.com if you did not receive that email.
  • Questions: Contact Hannah Holman at 206-389-7216


Are you and your colleagues facing challenges filing for unemployment following Coronavirus-related layoffs? Join us for guidance from Washington State's Employment Security Department (ESD) about how to navigate these benefits, especially if your workforce includes part-time workers who are getting automatic denials as ESD works to update their system to reflect new emergency rules.

Kris Bowen, lead policy analyst for ESD, from will join moderator Sarai Childs, executive director of Business Health Trust, on this webinar to provide an overview of programs available and instructions on how to make the process as easy on employees as possible. Learn how about how you can properly navigate nuances to the system to reduce headaches for both you and your staff.

*A recording of this webinar is available online at this link. Content begins at minute 26.

This event is free, and is open to members and non-members.

About the #WeGotThisWA Series
We’re here to help navigate the questions that employers and employees have during the Coronavirus pandemic. The #WeGotThisWA Series is designed to provide timely and accurate information and resources to our members.

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