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Furlough, hours reduction, temporary layoff and Unemployment Insurance
Author: Minnesota Unemployment Insurance

Information about when someone who has been furloughed, temporarily laid off, or had hours reduced might qualify for unemployment benefits in Minnesota. 

COVID-19 family and medical leave
Author: Department of Labor

The Families First Coronavirus Response Act says more people can take leave if the reason is because of COVID-19. This includes sick leave for yourself, a family member, or leave because a child's school or child care is closed due to COVID-19. Some people might not be covered by this law. Read the FAQ's to learn more about how it might apply to you. 


Source: Interfaith Action of Greater St. Paul / Education for Justice