Summit Daily webinar to answer unemployment questions |

Summit Daily webinar to answer unemployment questions

The Summit Daily News and partner publications will host a live informational webinar at 2 p.m. Thursday, April 16, to address questions about unemployment benefits and career development during the coronavirus pandemic. 

Panelists will include Jessica Valand, director of the Northwest Workforce Area for the Colorado Department of Labor and Unemployment, and Mellanee Montgomery, Employment First coordinator with the Summit County Department of Human Services.

The webinar will cover a variety of topics, including how to apply for unemployment benefits, how the federal CARES Act has changed unemployment benefits, tips for job searching during the pandemic and how people who’ve been laid off can prepare to return to the workforce. 

Attendees are encouraged to register for the webinar and submit questions to the panel. Registration is available at The webinar also will be streamed live at and on the Summit Daily’s Facebook page. A recording of the webinar will be posted and available to watch after the live session.

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