Helpful Resources | Unemployment Insurance Information Related to COVID-19 in North Carolina

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This page contains:

  • A document with answers to frequently asked questions about Unemployment Insurance during the current COVID-19 situation;
  • A helpful tip sheet for taking the first step towards filing a claim for Unemployment Insurance - the creation of your online account.  Once you have this account set up, you will use this account to both apply for your benefits and then, once you are approved, manage the required tasks to receive your payments.
  • A tip sheet for people impacted by the COVID-19 situation that are now starting to apply for unemployment insurance benefits (or, in other words you'll hear, 'make a claim for benefits');
  • A tip sheet for people who are either contract workers or self-employed, and are applying for unemployment insurance through the federal Pandemic Unemployment Assistance program (PUA);
  • A document with background information on how the new, federal CARES Act will affect unemployment compensation programs due to the COVID-19 situation.
  • A document containing advice and tips for obtaining or keeping healthcare insurance during the current COVID-19 situation.

This page last updated on Thursday, April 30, 2:32pm.

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