Unemployment Insurance

These tools can help you if you lost your job and need Unemployment Insurance, or if you are having problems getting Unemployment Insurance. Click here to apply for free legal help. 

The End of the CARES Act Unemployment Insurance Benefits

Three pandemic-related unemployment benefit programs are ending Saturday, September 4, 2021. Click here to learn how your benefits may be affected.

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Learn more about how the end of the CARES Act will impact unemployment benefits with Nicole Dooley, Supervising Attorney in the Public Benefits Law Unit and Alexis Christensen, a fellow in the Public Benefits Law Unit.

 

DC Bar Public Benefits Training series: Unemployment Compensation in DC, December 1, 2021

 

Did you lose your job, or are you having problems with Unemployment Insurance? Click here to learn about your rights and how to apply.

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Do you have questions about unemployment benefits and COVID-19? Find answers to common questions here.

 

 

 

 

Click here to apply for Unemployment Insurance.

 

 

 

 

Other Resources:

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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