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Marylanders Suing Secretary of Labor

December 2nd, 2021 by WCBC Radio

A group of Marylanders are suing Maryland Secretary of Labor Tiffany Robinson for failing to administer unemployment insurance benefits according to federal law. The lawsuit, filed by attorneys with the Public Justice Center, alleges that Maryland is not paying claimants within a timely manner. On the same day the suit was filed, Robinson was subjected to a series of questions on the issue when she appeared before the state’s Board of Public Works. Both Lt Governor Boyd Rutherford and Comptroller Peter Franchot expressed concern with  thousands of Marylanders still apparently not satisfied with how their unemployment claims are being handled. Robinson said that while the situation is not perfect, response times and communications with those filing has improved dramatically…