Do I qualify for unemployment compensation?
Unemployment compensation is income replacement for workers who have lost their job through no fault of their own.
Apply for unemployment compensation if any of the following have happened to you at work because of the coronavirus pandemic or its impact:
- Your hours have been reduced because of the public health crisis
- You have been temporarily laid off or your workplace closed
- You were sent home from work due to minor symptoms related to coronavirus
- Your work was interrupted because you need to care for a family member
- You were fired when you refused to work in unsafe conditions
- You quit to avoid unsafe conditions
Having trouble navigating the new UC system?
We’ve created a webpage with updates about what’s changed and information about how to use the new site.
Scared you might lose your job?
If you think you might lose your job or need to take a leave of absence, learn what you need to do before that happens to protect your eligibility for unemployment compensation.
Questions about UC?
We have created a page of questions and answers to help guide you through the process of applying and keeping your unemployment compensation benefits.
I'm not sure my employer is telling me the truth about UC
It is important to know your rights about UC. Check out our guide to common employer mistakes and misinformation.
How does my immigration status affect my eligibility for UC?
We have created a frequently asked questions page to help answer your questions about immigrations status and UC.