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Work Search Frequently Asked Questions

To be eligible for Unemployment Insurance compensation benefits you are required to do the following: Register with the Division of Employment & Training, via Delaware JobLink, within three (3) business days of filing your claim. Maintain your registration with Delaware JobLink for the entire duration you are collecting UI benefits. Maintain a resume, updated at […]

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Delaware Income Tax 1099G Information

Form 1099-G, Statement for Recipients of Certain Government Payments, is issued to any individual who received Delaware Unemployment Insurance (UI) benefits for the prior calendar year. The 1099-G reflects Delaware’s UI benefit payment amounts that were issued within that calendar year. This may be different from the week of unemployment for which the benefits were […]

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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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Continued CARES Act FAQ’s

Updated: 2021-01-29 10:00 EDT On December 28, 2020, the President of the United States signed the Continued Assistance for Unemployed Workers Act of 2020 (CAA).  This legislation extends the UC programs created by the Coronavirus Aid Relief and Economic Security Act (CARES Act) into 2021.  The CAA also added a new unemployment program – the Mixed […]

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Registered Apprenticeship FAQ

Below you will find answers to the most frequently asked questions under the following categories: General – Employers / Sponsors General – Jobseekers / Potential Registered Apprentices Child Labor Law Licensing General – Employers / Sponsors General – Jobseekers / Potential Registered Apprentices Child Labor Law The Department of Labor Office of Labor Law Enforcement […]

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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 FAQs

Updated: 2021-01-29 10:00 EDT The CARES Act creates a new temporary federal program called Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA). The federal government has renewed the PUA program by providing an additional 11 of benefits, for a total of up to 50 weeks of unemployment benefits to individuals not eligible for regular unemployment insurance benefits (UI) or […]

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Delaware VOCAL

Delaware VOCAL is your online “one-stop shop” for re-employment information and assistance. Delaware VOCAL is here to support your re-employment or career exploration journey, helping you reach your goals by: Using single-identity sign-on so you can log in with your credentials from Delaware JobLink (DJL). Making your registration process quick and easy (less than a […]

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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 Assistance (LWA) FAQs

Federal Lost Wages Assistance (LWA) Program Has Expired The federal lost wages assistance (LWA) program that was offered as a supplement to unemployment benefits for the weeks ending August 1, 2020 through September 5, 2020 has expired.

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