Committed To Putting Georgia Workers First
As Georgia Labor Commissioner, Representative William Boddie will be committed to putting Georgia Workers First through the implementation of services, policy recommendations to the Georgia General Assembly, and robust training/(re)training opportunities. When faced with critical decisions as Georgia Labor Commissioner, Representative Boddie will focus on Georgia Workers as a top priority. Representative Boddie will always be committed to doing what is in the best interest of all Georgia Workers.
Timely Processing and Payment of Eligible Unemployment Insurance Claims
Georgians Need Solutions: Georgia Department of Labor Unemployment Insurance Claims
During the COVID-19 Pandemic, it was evident that the Georgia Department of Labor did not have the adequate staff and technological infrastructure to keep up with the increased unemployment insurance claims. These unemployment insurance claims were filed in record numbers from March 2020 that continues through the present day.
Providing Quality Customer Service and Accessibility to Georgia Workers
Georgians Need Solutions: Quality Customer Service
Georgia Workers deserve quality customer service from their Georgia Department of Labor. As Labor Commissioner, Representative Boddie will immediately process all unemployment insurance claims for eligibility and ensure a consistent pay schedule for unemployment benefits.
Dedicated to opening more Career Centers throughout the State of Georgia
Georgians Need Solutions: Georgia Career Centers
As your Georgia Labor Commissioner, Representative Boddie will be dedicated to opening more Career Centers throughout the State of Georgia. Currently, there are 159 counties with only 42 Careers Centers in Georgia. With the population growth, it is simply not enough Career Centers throughout the state to adequately address the needs of Georgia Workers.
Education & Workforce Development
Georgians Need Solutions: Re-Shaping The 21st Century Workforce
As Georgia Labor Commissioner, Representative Boddie will be a driving force to help shape 21st century workforce that meets the needs of current needs of all industries and job sectors in Georgia. Representative Boddie believes that merging business training programs, union apprenticeship programs, technical colleges, labor/community organizations, and vocational schools will ensure that Georgia Workers and Students have the opportunity to gain the skills necessary for jobs of the future.