COVID-19 Client Alerts:
Enhanced Unemployment Insurance Benefits
One of the most significant changes of the CARES Act is the expansion of the scope of unemployment insurance. The Pandemic Emergency Unemployment Compensation provision provides an additional 13 weeks of unemployment benefits, which are available after the benefits provided by the state are exhausted. And, the Pandemic Unemployment Assistant provision allows people who usually do not qualify for unemployment (i.e., self-employed, independent contractor) to obtain unemployment insurance.
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Aaron B. Silva, Labor and Employment Law Partner
916.446.2300, Ext. 3027
Shawn M. Joost, Labor and Employment Law Associate
916.446.2300, Ext. 3010