"How Do I File for Unemployment Insurance and Which Do I Qualify for?"


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For Information on UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE - This page will be your starting point if you've not created an account yet or you're beginning a search for someone else on how to create an account and what they need to begin the process.

HOW TO ENROLL IN THE LOST WAGES ASSISTANCE (LWA) PROGRAM *YOU HAVE UNTIL SEPTEMBER 20, 2020 TO CERTIFY FOR LWA*

For information on PUA / PANDEMIC UNEMPLOYMENT ASSISTANCE

COVID-19: LABOR FAQS

The below are FAQs developed by the DLIR federal partners related to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. As the COVID-19 pandemic is an evolving situation, these FAQs are subject to change with new information.

FRAUD ALERT:If you received a letter from the DLIR about a PUA claim that you did not file, please report it to us. To learn more information about PUA fraud, please clickhere.

General Labor
Labor Benefits
Unemployment Insurance
How to File, Certify, and Obtain Unemployment Benefits
COVID-19 Eligibility FAQs
COVID-19 UI Pre-Filing UI Information
COVID-19 How to Create a UI Account
Instructional Video about How to Create a UI Account
Instructional Video about How to File for UI Online
COVID-19 Job Separation Terms
Instructional Video about How to File a Claim Certification
COVID-19 Post-Filing UI Information
COVID-19 How to Reactivate Your UI Claim
COVID-19 How to File for Pandemic Emergency Unemployment Compensation
COVID-19 Employer’s Unemployment Insurance FAQs

Lost Wages Assistance (LWA, $300 plus-up)

Temporary Disability Insurance
COVID-19 Employee Temporary Disability FAQs
Workers’ Compensation
COVID-19 Employee Workers’ Compensation FAQs
COVID-19 Employer Workers’ Compensation FAQs
Telehealth Information for Physicians and Practitioners
COVID-19 Update: Medicare Telehealth FAQs
Pre-COVID-19 Update: Medicare Telehealth FAQs
Update to the International Classification of Diseases: Vaping Related Disorder and 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)
Prepaid Health Care
COVID-19 Employee Prepaid Healthcare FAQs
COVID-19 Health Insurance Options After Job Loss
Workplace Guidelines FAQs
Occupational Safety and Health
COVID-19 Resources for Employees
COVID-19 Resources for Employers
OSHA COVID-19 Safety and Health Main Page
Hawaii Department of Human Services
Financial Assistance Resources
United States Department of Labor
U.S.DOL Coronavirus Resources
Families First Coronavirus Response Act: Employee Rights
Families First Coronavirus Response Act: Employer Paid Leave Requirements
OSHA Guidance on Preparing Workplaces for COVID-19
OHSA COVID-19 FAQS
Small Business Administration

Paycheck Protection Program

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