FAQs For Workers:
Unemployment Insurance

Workers who are eligible for regular state unemployment insurance (UI) can apply for those benefits and receive additional federal unemployment assistance.

Workers who are NOT eligible for regular state UI can receive federal unemployment assistance if they are fully or partially unemployed as a result of the coronavirus pandemic.

These FAQs are for workers who have questions about the various benefits they may be entitled to during this pandemic, and whether they should apply for regular state UI or Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA).

 

The Basics

 

Beyond the Basics

Weeks of Unemployment & Rates Maps

 

FAQs that will be updated with policy changes regarding working during the pandemic with an arrest and/or conviction record.

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