Senator Michael Moore (D-Millbury), Chair of the Senate Post Audit and Oversight Committee, announced today that the Senate Post Audit and Oversight Committee will hold a virtual hearing on December 10, 2021 at 1:00pm. The hearing will be part of the Committee’s review of the performance of the Commonwealth’s unemployment insurance system, including the Pandemic Unemployment Assistance program, during the COVID-19 pandemic as it works to identify necessary legislative, regulatory and budgetary changes.
At the December 10 hearing, the Committee plans to hear from Executive Office of Labor and Workforce Development Secretary Acosta, as well as State Auditor Bump, Greater Boston Legal Services, National Federation of Independent Business of Massachusetts, and the Retailers Association of Massachusetts. Oral testimony will be solicited by invitation only.
The Committee has created a webform to gather public testimony. That form can be accessed here: https://forms.gle/vreMEkYq4sRLdcRP7.
The hearing will be conducted virtually and will be livestreamed to the General Court’s website. A link to the meeting will be able on https://malegislature.gov/Events/Hearings/Joint/Calendar/12-01-2021. More information on the Senate Post Audit and Oversight Committee can be found at https://malegislature.gov/Committees/Detail/S48.