Information Sessions with the Labor Department Regarding Expanded Unemployment Assistance (inc. Self
- April 29, 2020
Information Sessions with the Labor Department Regarding Expanded Unemployment Assistance (inc. Self-employed)
The Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA) is a new federal program that the Maine DOL is implementing that provides unemployment coverage for the self-employed and others not normally covered by state unemployment insurance.
The Department will begin accepting applications for this new unemployment program at 8 a.m. Friday, May 1.
DOL has scheduled four (4) ZOOM presentations over the next two days about the PUA program covering:
- Introduction to PUA
- Who is covered by PUA
- How is the Department reaching claimants
- The phases (1 and 2) of PUA implementation
- Questions & Answers
The sessions are listed below and each has a ZOOM link so that you can pick the session and use that link in order to attend. The PowerPoint and other information can be found here: www.maine.gov/unemployment/pua.
Wednesday April 29th:
- 2-2:45 p.m.
Meeting ID: 894 3876 3463
Mobile: +16465588656,,89438763463#,,1#,470764# US (New York)
- 5-5:45 p.m.
Meeting ID: 852 9393 9266
Mobile: +16465588656,,85293939266#,,1#,432624# US (New York)
Thursday April 30th:
- 9-9:45 a.m. –
Meeting ID: 864 1390 0944
Mobile: +1 646 558 8656 US (New York) 864 1390 0944, 229213
- 11:30 a.m - 12:15 p.m. -
Meeting ID: 863 1518 6519
Mobile: +16465588656,,86315186519#,,1#,883837# US (New York)
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