COVID-19 (Coronavirus) update: The federal government is allowing new options for states to amend their laws to provide unemployment insurance benefits related to COVID-19. For example, federal law allows states to pay benefits where:
In addition, federal law does not require an employee to quit in order to receive benefits due to the impact of COVID-19.
When you select your state below, you'll find details on their UI program, including and additional flexibility offered to those impacted by coronavirus. Many states require you to file for unemployment benefits on the web. Some provide toll-free numbers or other ways to obtain assistance in filing.
This information about Unemployment Insurance (UI) programs is collected and maintained by the U.S. Department of Labor.