You're Eligible Through PUA (Pandemic Unemployment Assistance)

Great news! If you are self-employed and affected by the COVID-19 crisis, unemployment insurance is available.

What it is:
The CARES Act created a temporary federal program called Pandemic Unemployment Insurance (PUA). In general, PUA provides up to 39 weeks of unemployment benefits to individuals not eligible for regular unemployment compensation or extended benefits, including those who have already exhausted their benefits thus far.

Who is eligible:
Individuals covered include the self-employed (e.g. independent contractors, gig economy workers, and workers for certain religious entities.), those seeking part-time employment, individuals lacking sufficient work history, and those who otherwise do not quality for regular unemployment compensation or extended benefits.

For more information and to file a claim please visit this website