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Unemployment and Coronavirus

File for Unemployment:  If you recently became unemployed, apply for unemployment benefits here


Unemployment Virtual Town Halls: The Executive Office of Labor and Workforce Development and the Department of Unemployment Assistance will be hosting virtual town hall meetings to walk attendees through a step-by-step process of how to successfully file a claim. Sign up for a virtual town hall here.


Massachusetts WorkShare Program: This program supports employers and workers by providing an alternative to layoffs through reducing the hours of employees and using unemployment benefits to supplement lost wages. To learn more, visit​ If your employer participates in the program, file an initial WorkShare claim here

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