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Continued CARES Act FAQ’s

Updated: 2021-01-07 13:00 EDT On December 28, 2020, The President of the United States signed an agreement on a COVID-19 Relief bill, which appears to extend federal unemployment benefits available under the CARES Act. The bill provides the extension of the Pandemic Unemployment Assistance program (PUA) and Pandemic Emergency Unemployment Compensation program (PEUC). The president […]

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Applying for Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA)

Updated: 2020-05-11 10:00 EDT Steps to registering for Pandemic Unemployed Assistance (PUA), for the self-employed and independent contractors. STEP 1: Apply For traditional UI Benefits. Get started by visiting the website, STEP 2: Recieve a denial letter or monetary determination of zero or insufficient wages. STEP 3: Receive a confirmation letter in the mail […]

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Pandemic Emergency Unemployment Compensation (PEUC) FAQs

Updated: 2020-09-14 17:00 EDT The CARES Act creates a new temporary federal program called Pandemic Emergency Unemployment Compensation (PEUC). PEUC provides up to 13 weeks of additional unemployment benefits to individuals who have exhausted all rights to regular unemployment insurance benefits under Delaware law or federal law and have no entitlement to regular unemployment insurance […]

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Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA) Claims

BENEFIT RIGHTS AND RESPONSIBILITIES CONCERNING YOUR PANDEMIC UNEMPLOYMENT ASSISTANCE (PUA) CLAIM INTRODUCTION You have filed a claim for Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA) with the State of Delaware Division of Unemployment Insurance. The purpose of the information provided below is to inform you of your rights and responsibilities under Delaware Unemployment Insurance law and federal PUA […]

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Lost Wages Asssistance (LWA) FAQs

What is the Federal Lost Wages Assistance (LWA) program? To ease the economic burden for those struggling with lost wages due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has been authorized to expend funds from the Disaster Relief Fund for lost wage payments as a result of COVID-19. The Lost Wages […]

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COVID-19 Response Center

Due to overwhelming call volume we have increased our agency staff to better respond to your email inquiries. For better response times we recommend using email contact over telephone, when possible. Breaking News The DOL Releases Guidance Regarding the Newly Signed COVID-19 Relief Bill Unemployment Benefits Scheduled to Expire December 26, 2020 Update to Lower […]

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Unemployment Benefits FAQs Regarding COVID-19

Updated: 2020-11-02 14:00 EDT Congress passed new legislation to expand unemployment benefits. What does this legislation do and when will benefits be available? The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act of 2020 (CARES Act) includes three key programs for workers affected by the Coronavirus. 1. Federal Pandemic Unemployment Compensation (FPUC)Will provide an additional $600 […]

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Claimant FAQs

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