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ZOOM BOARD MEETING TODAY CANCELLED
Why? No quorum.
WHAT DO YOU WANT THE LIBRARY TO
DO FOR YOU?
This is an unprecedented time in our lives; information and guidelines change on a daily basis. I've been monitoring communications from library systems, government websites, media channels, and other news sources to try to gather accurate, up-to-date information to share with staff, Board trustees, and you! Is there something you think we should be doing right now? Let me know via phone or email!
A TIP TO FILE UNEMPLOYMENT BENEFITS
This is not an endorsement, but a recent segment on the TODAY show highlighted a FREE app to file state unemployment benefits. An app called
features a chatbot that asks you the necessary questions to apply. CEO Joshua Browder and his employees developed the app to automate the unemployment process for all 50 states, which all have different filing systems.
takes your answers and mails a PAPER application which "surprisingly can get faster results than applying online" according to Browder. For those concerned about sharing that type of personal data with
, Browder said it will not be retained by the company. "We don't actually store any of the data ourselves," he said. "We inject it in the form, and then it disappears." These are the questions you will need to answer:
- Social Security number
- Home address and mailing address (if different)
- Telephone number
- Email address
- Your bank name, address, account number and routing number for direct deposit
- Employer's name, address and phone number
- First and last day worked with employer
- Reason for leaving
- Pension or severance package information (if applicable)
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Nancy Ashbrook, Executive Director
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