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COVID-19 and Unemployment Benefits in Washington (as of March 18, 2020)

Washington’s Employment Security Department (ESD) has issued emergency rules for the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic.  They have also prepared a comparison guide for some common COVID-19 scenarios that affect benefits. Here are the Questions and Answers provided by the ESD for Employers related to COVID-19: Q.  What programs are offered to assist businesses to keep workers during COVID-19? A.  We have expanded programs to help support businesses and workers whose financial stability is affected by COVID-19. SharedWork: This program allows employers to reduce … Continue reading

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