Self-Employed Pandemic Unemployment Assistance Available

From State Representative Richard Haggerty:
•••••••Self-employed individuals•••••••••
Effective today, claimants will be able to file for Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA) beginning at 8:30am today.
They can do so by applying at:
PUA is a program open to the following individuals:
  • Self-employed individuals, including gig workers, freelancers, and independent contractors
  • Those seeking part-time employment
  • Claimants that have an insufficient work history to qualify for benefits
  • And claimants that have been laid off from churches and religious institutions and are not eligible for benefits under state law.