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Overview of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic’s Impact on BLS and the Labor Market

Thursday, September 24, 2020 | 10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. (ET) | Hosted by the BLS Atlanta Regional Office

Join the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) on September 24th to learn how the COVID-19 virus has impacted BLS operations and the labor market. Commissioner William W. Beach will speak on how the Agency has continued to collect data and keep the numbers coming during a pandemic. Next, Julie Hatch Maxfield, Associate Commissioner of Employment and Unemployment Statistics, will discuss how labor market data have changed over the course of 2020. A short Q&A will follow each presentation. Moderated by BLS Atlanta Regional Commissioner Janet S. Rankin. (Event Details | Contact Information | Register Now)

Our Presenters:

William W. Beach, Commissioner

William W. Beach
Bureau of Labor Statistics

Julie Hatch Maxfield

Julie Hatch Maxfield
Associate Commissioner
Employment and Unemployment Statistics

Event Details

Date: Thursday, September 24, 2020 | Time: 10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. (ET)

Where: Virtual (WebEx login details provided closer to the event)

Cost: Free

Registration: Required via Eventbrite Alternatively, users can register by sending an email to

Contact Information

Questions can be forwarded to the BLS Atlanta Office of Economic Analysis and Information: | (404) 893-4224.