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