Guidance on Unemployment Insurance Flexibilities During COVID-19 Outbreak
NOTE: Check with your state’s unemployment insurance program regarding the rules in your state.
Federal law permits significant flexibility for states to amend their laws to provide unemployment insurance benefits in multiple scenarios related to COVID-19. For example, federal law provides states flexibility to pay benefits where:
In addition, federal law does not require an employee to quit in order to receive benefits due to the impact of COVID-19.