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Baker administration remains vague on UI holdup

DESPITE GROWING pressure from Republican and Democratic legislators, the Baker administration is continuing to offer vague statements on why it is having difficulty producing a financial accounting of the state’s unemployment insurance trust fund. No monthly report on the trust fund has been issued since June and administration officials have provided no clarity on what […]

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Weeks late, Mass. unemployment portal translated into Portuguese

A PORTUGUESE VERSION of the state’s unemployment insurance portal was released Tuesday, nearly seven weeks after the Baker administration promised quick action on translations of the portal into several languages other than English and Spanish. The Portuguese version was released with no formal announcement and only after lawmakers and advocates had been pressing for it […]

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Unemployment site now available in Spanish

A Spanish version of this story is available. AFTER THREE WEEKS of questions on the issue, Gov. Charlie Baker announced Saturday that the state unemployment benefits portal is now available in Spanish. Baker announced the launch of the portal in an interview with El Mundo Boston Saturday afternoon. ACCESS THE STATE’S UNEMPLOYMENT PORTAL IN SPANISH HERE. AQUI ESTAS LA […]