VEC Says Claims Backlog Substantially Reduced

Governor Glenn Youngkin the Virginia Employment Commission’s unemployment claims backlog is down close to 90%. as of Jan. 15. There are around 28,000 unprocessed claims and separation reports close to 16,000 pending payment, If workers or employers have questions about unemployment claims visit the VEC website at, email VEC or call between 8:15 a.m. and 4:30 p.m.