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Labor Department Hires Unemployment Modernization Policy Chief

Nov. 21, 2022, 5:19 PM

The Biden administration has filled a top vacancy within the Labor Department office in charge of shoring up the unemployment insurance system.

DOL hired Andrew Stettner as its new deputy director for policy within the Office of Unemployment Insurance Modernization, Stettner said in an email.

Stettner, who most recently worked as director of workforce policy and a senior fellow at The Century Foundation, officially started work Monday.

“I’m honored to carry on the historic work the Labor Department has begun to modernize unemployment insurance and deliver benefits in a timely, equitable and accurate manner,” Stettner said.

He replaces Michele ...