The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act was passed by congress on March 27, 2020, and consists of a relief package of $2 trillion to help American workers, small businesses, and families, impacted by Covid-19

Pandemic Unemployment Assistance

Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA) extends unemployment benefits to self-employed, independent contractors, and others who are not normally eligible for normal UI benefits. It provides up to 39 weeks of benefits, which are available retroactively starting with weeks of unemployment beginning on or after January 27, 2020, and ending on or before December 31, 2020

Federal Pandemic Unemployment Compensation

Federal Pandemic Unemployment Compensation (FPUC) pays an additional $600 each week to those eligible for unemployment benefits, whether they are under regular unemployment or under PUA.

Payment Protection Program

The Payment Protection Program (PPP) is an SBA loan intended to assist and encourage businesses to keep their employees and avoid layoffs. Some or all of this loan may be forgiven.

Stimulus Check

A one-time Stimulus Check of $1,200 per person and $500 per child will be given to all citizens and residents who made under $75,000 (or $150,000 joint)

Latest News

Publish DateTitle
August 8, 2020$400 Extra Weekly Unemployment Benefits As Part Of Executive Order Signed by President Trump - Saturday, August 8th
August 8, 2020Another Week Goes By And Still No Deal For Enhanced Unemployment Benefits - Saturday, August 8th
August 6, 2020No Progress Made After Long Meeting - Unemployment Negotiations Update - Thursday, August 6th
August 6, 2020Unemployment Benefits Negotiations Update - Thursday, August 6th
August 4, 2020Enhanced Unemployment Benefits Negotiations Update - Tuesday, August 4th
August 3, 2020California: EDD Unemployment Benefits Payment Delayed This Week
July 26, 2020$600 FPUC has now expired
July 23, 2020Nancy Pelosi: "I go to the table with the commitment to the $600 dollars"
July 22, 2020When you claim this week, it will be the last time you get the extra $600 FPUC
July 20, 2020New York: $600 FPUC Payment delayed
July 13, 2020Arizona: Unemployment Benefits to be delayed by up to 48 hours
July 13, 2020California: EDD Benefits to Bank of America Debit Cards delayed
July 12, 2020Arizona: Unemployment Benefits Emptied from Accounts For No Apparent Reason
July 3, 2020Missouri Work Search Requirements to be Re-instated on July 5th