If you are looking to file for Unemployment Insurance due to being let go or having your hours reduced during the COVID-19 pandemic, please note that you file for Unemployment Insurance via phone (888-737-0259), or online.
North Carolina Updates: Please see the NC Dept. of Health and Human Services website
National Updates: Please see the Center for Disease Control website
CARES Act: The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act, also known as the CARES Act, is an aid package meant to keep businesses and individuals afloat during the 2020 coronavirus pandemic. For individuals, it means direct cash and unemployment benefits and small businesses are eligible for emergency grants as well as a forgivable loan program.
This NCWorks Hub links to job postings that have the term “COVID-19” in them, instructions for employers to post jobs (with a new online form for employers who need to start a new account), the operating status of career centers/contact information, and UI information from DES.
COVID-19 Business Resources
Below, you will find information and links to organizations who provide rapid-response relief for businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic.
COVID-19 Resources for Individuals
Below, you will find information and links specifically for individuals related to the COVID-19 pandemic.