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Delaware Department Of Labor Will Begin Issuing An Additional $300.00 In Benefits Through Lost Wages Assistance Funding

Department of Labor | News | Date Posted: Tuesday, September 8, 2020

WILMINGTON (Sept. 8, 2020) — The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) approved Delaware’s application to receive Lost Wages Assistance funding from FEMA’s Disaster Relief Fund. On August 8, 2020, President Trump made available up to $44 billion from FEMA’s Disaster Relief Fund to provide financial assistance to Americans who have lost wages due to the […]




The Delaware Department of Labor applies for Lost Wage Assistance Program

Department of Labor | Date Posted: Friday, August 21, 2020

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Friday August 21, 2020 MEDIA CONTACT: Kenneth Briscoe kenneth.briscoe@delaware.gov   (Wilmington, DE) – Today, the Delaware Department of Labor (DEDOL) announced that Delaware will apply for the Lost Wages Assistance Program through the United States Federal Emergency Management Administration (FEMA).   As outlined by FEMA and the United States Department of Labor, […]




Unemployment Benefits Will Decrease By $600 Per Week After August 1, 2020

Department of Labor | Date Posted: Thursday, July 30, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE- Thursday, July 30, 2020, Wilmington, Delaware. The Delaware Department of Labor releases public notification to inform all Delawareans currently receiving Unemployment Insurance Benefits, that the Federal Pandemic Unemployment Compensation (FPUC) program ended on July 25, 2020.   Due to the rise in unemployment resulting from the COVID-19 global pandemic, Congress authorized a […]




The Delaware Department of Labor Issues Guidelines for Employers and Employees Regarding Returning to Work.

Department of Labor | Date Posted: Wednesday, July 22, 2020

For Immediate Release July 22, 2020 Contact: Kenneth Briscoe Director of Communications Kenneth.Briscoe@delaware.gov   (Wilmington, DE) –  PHASE 2 of Governor John Carney’s Economic Reopening plan began on June 15, 2020. During this rolling reopening of the state’s economy, the restrictions put in place by Governor Carney in March 2020 to reduce the spread of […]




Delaware Department of Labor Announces Additional Extended Benefits for Unemployment

Department of Labor | Date Posted: Monday, July 20, 2020

  For Immediate Release July 20, 2020 Contact: Kenneth Briscoe Director of Communications Kenneth.Briscoe@delaware.gov   (Wilmington, DE) – The Delaware Department of Labor announced today that Delaware has already begun offering the Federal-State Extended Benefits program for those who have exhausted their previous unemployment benefits.   Delaware’s most recent insured unemployment rate (IUR) exceeded the […]







  Category: Department of Labor


Delaware Department Of Labor Will Begin Issuing An Additional $300.00 In Benefits Through Lost Wages Assistance Funding

Department of Labor | News | Date Posted: Tuesday, September 8, 2020

WILMINGTON (Sept. 8, 2020) — The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) approved Delaware’s application to receive Lost Wages Assistance funding from FEMA’s Disaster Relief Fund. On August 8, 2020, President Trump made available up to $44 billion from FEMA’s Disaster Relief Fund to provide financial assistance to Americans who have lost wages due to the […]




The Delaware Department of Labor applies for Lost Wage Assistance Program

Department of Labor | Date Posted: Friday, August 21, 2020

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Friday August 21, 2020 MEDIA CONTACT: Kenneth Briscoe kenneth.briscoe@delaware.gov   (Wilmington, DE) – Today, the Delaware Department of Labor (DEDOL) announced that Delaware will apply for the Lost Wages Assistance Program through the United States Federal Emergency Management Administration (FEMA).   As outlined by FEMA and the United States Department of Labor, […]




Unemployment Benefits Will Decrease By $600 Per Week After August 1, 2020

Department of Labor | Date Posted: Thursday, July 30, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE- Thursday, July 30, 2020, Wilmington, Delaware. The Delaware Department of Labor releases public notification to inform all Delawareans currently receiving Unemployment Insurance Benefits, that the Federal Pandemic Unemployment Compensation (FPUC) program ended on July 25, 2020.   Due to the rise in unemployment resulting from the COVID-19 global pandemic, Congress authorized a […]




The Delaware Department of Labor Issues Guidelines for Employers and Employees Regarding Returning to Work.

Department of Labor | Date Posted: Wednesday, July 22, 2020

For Immediate Release July 22, 2020 Contact: Kenneth Briscoe Director of Communications Kenneth.Briscoe@delaware.gov   (Wilmington, DE) –  PHASE 2 of Governor John Carney’s Economic Reopening plan began on June 15, 2020. During this rolling reopening of the state’s economy, the restrictions put in place by Governor Carney in March 2020 to reduce the spread of […]




Delaware Department of Labor Announces Additional Extended Benefits for Unemployment

Department of Labor | Date Posted: Monday, July 20, 2020

  For Immediate Release July 20, 2020 Contact: Kenneth Briscoe Director of Communications Kenneth.Briscoe@delaware.gov   (Wilmington, DE) – The Delaware Department of Labor announced today that Delaware has already begun offering the Federal-State Extended Benefits program for those who have exhausted their previous unemployment benefits.   Delaware’s most recent insured unemployment rate (IUR) exceeded the […]