COVID-19 and Unemployment Benefits FAQ


Get answers to common questions about unemployment for those who have lost work due to COVID-19.



Millions of Americans lost their jobs due to the coronavirus -- either directly from getting ill or indirectly because of the steps state and local governments took to try to control the spread of COVID-19, like closing businesses and schools. 

Now that businesses are open and jobs are available again, you may have questions: Can gig workers still get benefits? Is that extra $300 still available? And how long will unemployment benefits last? Find out the answers to these questions and more by selecting your state from the list below. 

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There are versions of this article for each State.

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