The COVID-19 pandemic continues to bring on a lot of financial concern. Many have questions about unemployment benefits offered through the CARES Act. Here are three common FAQ's regarding Pandemic Unemployment Assistance:
Note: This information is updated frequently. Please check jobs.utah.gov for current updates.
1. Am I eligible to apply for unemployment benefits?
In general, you are eligible if you meet all of the following criteria:
2. Should I apply for Pandemic Unemployment Assistance?
Individuals should apply for Pandemic Unemployment Assistance if they have lost income due to COVID-19 and:
3. I'm still working, but my hours were reduced. Should I apply?
If you were full-time and see your hours reduced due to COVID-19, you may be eligible for unemployment benefits. When you apply you will report your earnings which will then determine how much or if they are eligible for unemployment benefits.
For additional information please see www.jobs.utah.gov
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