Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA) is a program that temporarily expands unemployment insurance (UI) Eligibility to self-employed workers impacted by the Coronavirus Pandemic. PUA is one of the programs established by the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act, a $2 trillion Coronavirus emergency stimulus package signed into law by President Trump on March 27, 2020. This act expands states' ability to provide unemployment insurance to many workers affected by COVID-19, including people who  are not ordinarily eligible for unemployment benefits. Please see the links below for PUA resources. 

Individuals 

Click here for information regarding Pandemic Unemployment Assistance 

Click here for a video tutorial of the PUA application process 

Employers 

Click here for COVID-19 Employer Response Resources 

 

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