Together with the IRS and Delaware’s Department of Labor Unemployment Insurance Division, the Division of Revenue has announced a COVID–19 Relief Discussion this coming Friday, May 22, 2020, at 11:30 a.m. Eastern Standard Time (EST). This free 60-minute conference will be open to the public. Delaware’s Director of Revenue Jennifer Hudson, and Director of Unemployment […]
Department of Labor | Date Posted: Monday, May 11, 2020
If you are an independent contractor or a self-employed worker in Delaware and want to receive Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA) as detailed in the CARES Act, please review and follow the steps detailed below. Step 1: Apply for traditional UI benefits. Get started by visiting the website ui.delawareworks.com Step 2: Receive a denial […]
Department of Labor | Date Posted: Monday, May 4, 2020
Wilmington – Today, May 04, 2020, the Delaware Department of Labor is announcing the launch of a new unemployment insurance benefits system that will process claims for independent contractors, self-employed individuals, and others as detailed in the CARES Act. These individuals can file benefits claims for Pandemic Unemployment Assistance beginning the week of May 11, […]
Department of Labor | Date Posted: Friday, April 17, 2020
The federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Stability Act (CARES Act) created a new program called Pandemic Emergency Unemployment Compensation (PEUC), which provides 13 weeks of extended unemployment benefits to eligible workers.
DOL Releases Guidance for Independent Contractors and Self-employed Seeking Unemployment Through the CARES Act
Department of Labor | Date Posted: Thursday, April 16, 2020
The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act recently passed by the United States Congress and signed into law on March 27th provides unemployment assistance to independent contractors and those self-employed who have been affected by the Coronavirus.