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IMPORTANT NOTICE
As Congress passed the COVID-19 CARES ACT, a major component is the temporary weekly increase and special provisions for unemployed workers.  While plans are being put into place to get the additional relief to impacted Hoosier workers as soon as possible, we respectfully ask that you refrain from calling the Unemployment Insurance Call Center with any questions regarding the new stimulus package.  We don’t have the answers yet, and as soon as the final determinations are made, we will post the information on the Unemployment.IN.gov and DWD COVID-19 pages linked below.

Please note that Executive Order 20-12 did suspend the one week waiting period for UI benefits for those impacted by COVID-19. The suspension is retroactive to the week of March 8, 2020. This means that benefits will be paid for the first week you are eligible starting with the week of March 8th.

  • DWD closing central office, all WorkOne centers until further notice.
  • For more information about COVID-19 as it relates to Unemployment Insurance click the Unemployment.IN.gov button above.
  • To find COVID-19 information and resources click the COVID-19 Information button above.

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