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COVID-19: Changes in Unemployment Benefits During the Pandemic

Authored By
Education for Justice

Updated: March 25, 2020

If your job has been affected by COVID-19, apply for unemployment benefits right away. It’s probably faster to apply online because a lot of people are trying to call right now.

The state made some temporary changes to the rules for unemployment benefits. See our fact sheet Unemployment Benefits for information on the regular rules for unemployment benefits.

Here are the things that have changed:

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