Unemployment Insurance

UNEMPLOYMENT COMPENSATION LAW CHANGES DUE TO COVID-19

Legal Aid has been representing DC workers in unemployment compensation matters for over 15 years. Our lawyers have been at the forefront of recent unemployment compensation reforms through litigation and legislative advocacy.

In response to the COVID-19 public health emergency, Legal Aid endeavors to provide legal education about changes in the unemployment compensation program due to COVID-19.

 

Unemployment Webinar – Part I

April 14, 2020 ● Download PDF Version

 

Unemployment Webinar – Part II

June 11, 2020 ● Download PDF Version

Other Resources:

Frequently asked Questions — Unemployment Benefits FAQs

 

Information if you have lost income from a DC job because of COVID-19 — Pandemic Unemployment Assistance and Standard Unemployment Compensation Information

 

DC Department of Employment Services — https://does.dc.gov/page/unemployment-compensation

 

File an initial claim for DC unemployment compensation and/or Pandemic Unemployment Assistance here: https://does.dcnetworks.org/claimantservices/Logon.aspx

 

Councilmember Elissa Silverman’s website on workers’ rights and COVID-19 – http://www.elissasilverman.com/coronavirus

 

TO APPLY FOR FREE LEGAL HELP, PLEASE CALL LEGAL AID AT 202-628-1161 or click here. https://www.legalaiddc.org/online-intake/

 

 

 

COVID-19 UPDATE:

We are open, but offices are closed to the public, please apply for services online or by the phone Estamos abierto, pero las oficinas están cerradas al público, por favor solicite los servicios en línea o por teléfono

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