Employment Security Department – Washington State
Employment Security Department: If you are affected by COVID-19, Employment Security has programs that may be able to help. We adopted a series of emergency rules to relieve the burden of temporary layoffs, isolation and quarantine for workers and businesses. This easy-to-read comparison guide lists some of the most common scenarios that may occur and benefits that may apply.
Watch Anytime: Free Webinar: Introduction To Unemployment Insurance
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Watch Anytime: Free Webinar: Navigating State Unemployment in a Pandemic
NOTE: Content starts at 26 minutes. Originally hosted on 3/23/20.
Employment Security Department
Video of Shared Work Program overview
Employment Security Department: Layoff Assistance
“The Employment Security Department (ESD) can: Help businesses and workers facing major layoffs, and help prevent layoffs from happening.”
Office of the Governor
Business & Worker Reopening Guidance
An industry-specific list of Safe Start guidelines businesses can use to reopen their business safely and in compliance with state phased orders.
WA State Department of Commerce