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Covid-19 Community Resource Guide : Unemployment

Unemployment Video

The Department of Labor released a new PSA to help New Yorkers applying for unemployment benefits. The PSA provides information on how to apply for UI benefits and reassures New Yorkers: If your unemployment filing is delayed, you will still receive every cent you are owed. And if you have questions about the expanded COVID-19 UI and whether you qualify, click here for more information.

Unemployment Deadline Waived

Due to Covid-19, NYS is waiving the 7-Day waiting period for Unemployment Insurance benefits for people who are out of work due to Coronavirus (COVID-19) closures or quarantines. 

More information from NYS on Unemployment Assistance is here.

Unemployment FAQ

If you have questions about the expanded COVID-19 UI and whether you qualify, click here for their FAQ guide. (Updated March 31st).