ANNAPOLIS, Md. (WJZ) — Maryland has regained 97,000 jobs since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, but Gov. Larry Hogan is reminding employers there’s another avenue for help.
Gov. Hogan said 223 businesses are now approved to participate in Maryland’s work-sharing unemployment insurance program.
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The program saves jobs by providing employers with a flexible alternative to layoffs. Employees can work reduced hours while collecting partial unemployment benefits to make up a portion of lost wages.