Commerce Lexington hosting free webinar on Kentucky unemployment insurance benefits April 22

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LEXINGTON, Ky. — Commerce Lexington Inc. is hosting a special free webinar on the unemployment insurance system and options available to businesses and employees today, Wednesday, April 22, at 2 p.m. Eastern featuring Josh Benton, deputy secretary of the Kentucky Education and Workforce Cabinet, and Muncie McNamara, executive director of the Kentucky Office of Unemployment Insurance.

Benton and McNamara will provide the latest information on various benefit programs, what individuals and businesses may seek them and how to apply. It will take place via Zoom and is expected to last for around an hour.

As the COVID-19 crisis and economic uncertainty continue, businesses are considering various options to protect their operations and employees, and offset declining revenues and lost wages. This is an opportunity to hear from key officials about frequently asked business questions and programs that may help employees with reduced hours.