Part 3: Let's apply for unemployment.
You're invited to be on our panel -- looking for
experienced unemployed artists
contact me asap: firstname.lastname@example.org
A panel of artists share their experiences on the application process.
You know you want to do this, but perhaps you haven't yet. We'll do a nuts and bolts explanation and help you get it done.
The rest of the info:
The CARES Act expands states’ ability to provide unemployment insurance for many workers impacted by the pandemic, including workers who are not ordinarily eligible for unemployment benefits.To receive unemployment insurance benefits, you need to file a claim with the unemployment insurance program in the state where you worked. Depending on the state, claims may be filed in person, by telephone, or online.
- You should contact your state's unemployment insurance program as soon as possible after becoming unemployed.
- Generally, you should file your claim with the state where you worked. If you worked in a state other than the one where you now live or if you worked in multiple states, the state unemployment insurance agency where you now live can provide information
- When you file a claim, you will be asked for information, such as addresses and dates of your former employment. To make sure your claim is not delayed, be sure to give complete and correct information.
- Find the contact information for your state's unemployment office to start your claim.
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