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Unemployment Insurance in Minnesota During Covid-19: Walker Orenstein from MinnPost

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Peter Callaghan from Minnpost
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This week Walker Orenstein joined us to talk about unemployment insurance.  His latest article is "What Workers Need To Know About Unemployment Benefits During the COVID-19 Emergency". 

Gov. Tim Walz signed an executive order on Monday to tweak Minnesota’s unemployment insurance program in an effort to help people struggling with the closure of schools and businesses because of the novel coronavirus.

Apply for unemployment insurance in Minnesota here. 

Heidi Holtan has worked at KAXE/KBXE for over 20 years. She currently helms the Morning Show as News and Public Affairs Director. Heidi is a regional correspondent for WDSE/WRPT's Duluth Public Television’s Almanac North. In 2018 Heidi received the “Building Bridges in Media” award from the Islamic Resource Group for her work on KAXE/KBXE hosting conversations about anti-Muslim movements in rural Minnesota.