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Hawaii makes big dent in jobless claim backlog, but the call center remains overwhelmed

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    Hawaii Department of Labor and Industrial Relations Director Anne Perreira-Eustaquio joined Spotlight Hawaii.

State officials this week processed 30,000 requests for 11-week extensions on unemployment benefits, making a significant dent in a backlog of claims filed by Hawaii’s jobless who are struggling to pay rent and make ends meet amid the ongoing economic devastation wrought by the coronavirus pandemic. Read more

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