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  • Unemployment Insurance Benefits
    Employment Department Central Office
    Unemployment Insurance benefits replace part of the income lost when a person becomes unemployed. This softens the impact job losses have on communities. Workers maintain purchasing power to support businesses in the area where they live.
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 E-Response Downtime
The E-Response system will be unavailable on Thursday, November 7th from 2:15PM ET through 6:15PM ET to apply software updates. Please plan ahead to submit your responses prior to the maintenance window to assure you meet your response due date.
Work Share
The Work Share program offers an alternative to laying off employees. Under the program, instead of being laid off, employees work reduced hours and receive reduced unemployment insurance benefits. You may request to participate if you reduce your work week up to 40%.