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US Department of Labor's Hurricane Recovery Assistance

Unemployment Insurance

This website provides information on the US Department of Labor’s Unemployment Insurance Program. In general, the Federal-State Unemployment Insurance Program provides unemployment benefits to eligible workers who are unemployed through no fault of their own (as determined under State law), and meet other eligibility requirements of State law. This link provides access to State specific information on unemployment benefits, employment assistance, or employer information.

Disaster Unemployment Assistance for Hurricane Survivors

The U.S. Department of Labor oversees DUA and coordinates with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), which provides the funds for payment of DUA and state administration. The Department of Labor is working with state and local governments in disaster areas and relief sites to issue unemployment insurance and disaster unemployment assistance. For more information, call 1-866-4-USA-DOL (1-866-487-2365) or visit CareerOneStop's Disaster Recovery Services.

Emergency Preparedness and People with Disabilities

This website provides links to US Department of Labor resources and information on emergency preparedness and people with disabilities. Resources include Preparing the Workplace for Everyone, Employers’ Guide to Including Employees with Disabilities in Emergency Evacuation Plans, and Effective Emergency Preparedness Planning: Addressing the Needs of Employees with Disabilities.