Unemployment Insurance

Other Resources:

Frequently asked Questions — Unemployment Benefits FAQs / Translated in Spanish and Amharic

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 here: https://does.dcnetworks.org/claimantservices/Logon.aspx

File a claim for Pandemic Unemployment Assistance here: https://dcdoes.force.com/PUAForm/s/?language=en_US

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


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