ESD Emergency Rulemaking

Here is a summarized list of the emergency rules promulgated by ESD related to COVID-19:

March 25, 2020

CR 103E (Shared Work)| Emergency rules (3/25/2020)

The emergency rule makes changes to shared work eligibility.


March 24, 2020

CR 103E (Job search optional)| Emergency rules (3/24/2020)

The emergency rule makes changes to job search requirements for Unemployment Insurance claimants.


March 20, 2020

CR 103E (Consolidated Standby Rules, March 9, March 13, and March 20, 2020)| Emergency rules (3/20/2020)

The emergency rule consolidates standby emergency rules from March 13 and March 20, 2020, and changes the number of weeks of standby eligibility.


March 18, 2020

CR 103E (WorkSource closure)| Emergency rules (3/18/2020)

The emergency rule provides exceptions for situations where WorkSource offices are closed.


March 9, 2020 

CR 103E  |  Emergency rules (3/9/2020)

The emergency rules cover:

  • Registration for work
  • Certification of satisfactory progress for training programs
  • Penalty waivers
  • Updates to certain definitions


Washington’s ESD is regularly altering its rules related to the COVID-19 pandemic.  The ESD Rulemaking page can be found here.

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