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Smithfield Resident Elected President of the
National Association of Unemployment Insurance Appellate Boards (NAUIAB)
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June 29, 2004


Thomas J. Daniels of Smithfield, RI was elected President of the National Association of Unemployment Insurance Appellate Boards (NAUIAB) at the 24th Annual Conference in Boise, Idaho held from June 21-24, 2004. Representatives from 35 states and Canada attended seminars and workshops to exchange ideas on improving Unemployment Insurance appeals practices.

"I'm honored to be elected President of NAUIAB as we enter our 25th year. In June 2005, we will host the Silver Anniversary Conference in Newport, RI. We're hoping that unemployment appeals professionals from all 50 states will attend as we strive to reach our goal of 50 in '05."

Mr. Daniels is Chairman of the Board of Review, the unemployment appeals board for the Rhode Island Department of Labor and Training.

The Rhode Island Department of Labor and Training offers a wide array of employment and training services to both the general public and to individuals with unusual barriers to employment. DLT is ready to assist any job seeker, whether the goal is a first job, a better job, or a career change. Rhode Island's work force is protected through the enforcement of labor laws, prevailing wage rates, and work place health and safety standards. Temporary income support is available to unemployed, sick, or injured workers and a comprehensive rehabilitation program is available to those injured on the job.

 

DLT is dedicated to the growth and competitiveness of Rhode Island industry, administering a variety of training grants, tax credits, and apprenticeship programs to help employers. Economic indicators and labor market information are available for long-range planning. The Agency engages in active outreach, helping large and small employers retain their best workers or retrain their existing work force. At no cost to the employer, DLT will also screen job applicants, post job vacancies, and help businesses institute cost-sharing programs that can avert layoffs.

For more information on the innovative programs and services available to all Rhode Islanders at the Department of Labor and Training, please call (401) 462-8000 or visit the web site at www.dlt.ri.gov.



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