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The American Rescue Plan Act

American Rescue Plan Act The American Rescue Plan Act was signed into law on March 11, 2021, extending the PUA, PEUC and FPUC programs to expire on September 6, 2021. If you are currently receiving benefits under these programs, your benefits will continue without interruption. As we work on guidance, Delawareans who continue to be […]

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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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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, ui.delawareworks.com 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 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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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 Delaware Income Tax 1099G Information The DOL Releases Guidance Regarding the Newly Signed COVID-19 Relief Bill Unemployment Benefits Scheduled to Expire December […]

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Unemployment Benefits Frequently Asked Questions

Unemployment Benefits Extended to September 6 , 2021 through American Rescue Plan signed on March 11, 2021 Delaware Income Tax 1099G Information Unemployment Benefits FAQs Regarding COVID-19 American Rescue Plan & Your Unemployment Benefits Extension Continued CARES Act FAQ’s Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA) FAQs Pandemic Emergency Unemployment Compensation (PEUC) FAQs Lost Wages Assistance (LWA) FAQs […]

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About the Department of Labor

The Department of Labor is headed by a secretary of labor who is appointed by the governor. The department is made up of four divisions and three office.

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