Changes to unemployment regulations and processes remain ongoing as states continue to experience high unemployment volumes as a result of the Coronavirus Disease of 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic. Download one of our Guides found below to see the latest state-by-state information. We encourage you to bookmark this site and revisit frequently for the most recent updates.
Last Updated March 30, 2020
Short Time Compensation (STC) programs, also known as shared work or worksharing, are an alternative to layoffs. Under such a plan, impacted workers in an predetermined group are able to remain employed at a reduced schedule and collect UI partial benefits. Not all states provide for an STC plan, and those that do, require the plan be presented to the UI agency and be approved prior to the employer reducing the hours. Download our guide here.