COVID-19: Small Business & Community Resources
• If you have been laid off from your job, apply for unemployment benefits here.
• Massachusetts Department of Unemployment Assistance announces temporary increase weekly benefits for all claimants under the Federal Pandemic Unemployment Compensation (FPUC) program, and additional categories of people to claim unemployment benefits through Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA). For more information and to apply, click here.
• WorkShare is a program for employees whose hours have been reduced, allowing for part-time work while collecting unemployment benefits to supplement lower wages.
• The Greg Hill Foundation has partnered with Samuel Adams to provide grants to full-time restaurant workers in Massachusetts who are dependent on wages plus tips to cover basic living expenses and provide for their families