DeKalb County Legislative Delegation to Hold Press Conference on Unemployment Benefits for Georgia

ATLANTA – Members of the DeKalb County Legislative Delegation, co-chaired by

State Representative Karla Drenner (D - Avondale Estates) and State Senator Emanuel Jones (D - Decatur), will hold a press conference to discuss Unemployment Insurance (UI) benefits on Monday, August 10, 2020, from 10 – 11 a.m. at the Georgia Department of Labor parking lot in Decatur.

At the event, speakers will include members of the DeKalb County Legislative

Delegation and Teresa Hardy, President of the NAACP DeKalb County Branch.

DeKalb delegation members and other state legislators are calling on Georgia

Department of Labor Commissioner Mark Butler to take action to process backlog, train and hire staff to investigate and resolve claims, as well as to establish and staff an emergency call center for customer service questions.

This press conference is a part of a week long series of press conferences that are taking place across the state to address this issue.

For more information about the other press conferences, please click here.


WHO:            Members of the DeKalb County Legislative Delegation

WHAT:          Press Conference on Unemployment Benefits


WHEN:          Monday, August 10, 2020

                        10 – 11 a.m.

WHERE:       Georgia Department of Labor (Parking Lot)

774 Jordan Lane

Decatur, GA 30033


Paid for by the Georgia House Democratic Caucus

A project of the Democratic Party of Georgia

501 Pulliam Street, Atlanta, Georgia 30312


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