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Unemployment help expands

Woodbury,Minnesota 55125
Woodbury Bulletin
Unemployment help expands
Woodbury Minnesota 8420 City Centre Drive 55125

The Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development is opening its unemployment insurance program Internet operation on Sundays through Jan. 18.

The self-service system generally is closed for maintenance on weekends, but officials announced the site at will be open 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sundays.

"The slowdown in some sectors of the economy, combined with typical seasonal increases in unemployment, has meant that the unemployment insurance program is busier than normal," Economic Development Commissioner Dan McElroy said. "Nevertheless, we are meeting the needs of Minnesota's unemployed workers."