As state workforce agencies work their way through regulations and processes related to unemployment claims due to the COVID-19 pandemic there have been some changes which may affect certain claim filing or weekly certification requirements as well as charging rules. Download our state reference guide to see a state by state breakdown.
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.