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Apply for Pandemic Unemployment Assistance Starting April 20, 2020

Claimants are now able to file for Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA) as of today, April 20, 2020. Apply at:

PUA is a program open to the following individuals:
  • Self-employed individuals, including gig workers, freelancers, and independent contractors.
  • Those seeking part-time employment
  • Claimants that have an insufficient work history to qualify for benefits
  • Claimants that have been laid off from churches and religious institutions and are not eligible for benefits under state law.
As PUA is a separate program from regular unemployment insurance, send inquiries to