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Posted on: April 29, 2020

Unemployment Insurance for Eligible Entrepreneurs and Independent Contractors Begins

If a self-employed individual and independent contractor is not eligible for unemployment benefits and also does not qualify for State Disability Insurance or Paid Family Leave benefits, the Pandemic Unemployment Insurance benefits may be available.  These benefits can be retroactive and include the federal $600 that is a part of the separate CARES Act Additional Compensation Program.

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